I have an early-for-me post today, because today is our 22nd anniversary! It doesn't seem possible that it's been that long already. I remember thinking, around the time that we got married, that our 20th anniversary was SO far away, and that we'd be really old and stuffy by then! LOL Now it's been 2 years beyond our 20th, and I don't think we're all that old or stuffy. I still feel pretty much like the 19-year-old girl who walked down the aisle that evening . . . still in love, still sure that he is the one and only man for me!
I've said before how amazingly the Lord puts couples together. They are usually opposites in many ways, and that's true with us. He is calm and even-tempered, while I'm easily excited and quick-tempered. He doesn't talk much, but I talk quite a bit (in case you didn't know that!). He is confident; I'm rather shy deep down inside. He prefers home and quiet; I love to go places and have fun. He is not a people-person, while being with people charges me up. He prefers the direct route; I like the scenic route. We balance each other out. If we were both talkers, who would listen?! If we both loved the scenic route, we'd always be late! If we both loved gadding about, we'd never be home getting necessary things done.
So God knew what He was doing when he put these two personalities together. I'm so glad He gave me this man, who would love and cherish me even when I am not very lovable or worth cherishing. Through all the good times and bad, we have chosen to love each other, and our life together just gets "gooder and gooder." And we haven't had all that many bad times, to be honest. God has been gracious to us!
Image courtesy of Nova Scotia's Balmoral Farm.