So what's the latest simple thought? The intensity of one little "yes." (or, in my case, "of course!")--that we had no idea what the future would hold when we decided to get married. (duh, right?)
Over the weekend I was looking at some of our engagement photos. The guestbook at our wedding included photos from our engagement session, and this book sits on a table in our living room so it is easy to glance through them every now and then. Although they were taken only 3 years ago, it is so amazing to me how much has changed since then. It's incredible how much our love has grown (and even multiplied with Silas' introduction to our little family!), how many laughs and jokes have come about, how many experiences we've gone through together. day in and day out.
Brandon proposed on our one year anniversary of knowing one another. Although I wasn't expecting it, per se, I sure was hoping! He took me to my favorite bridge (doesn't everyone have a favorite?) on a very
It's incredible how in that moment, then and there, I committed my life to him, to our life together. Now obviously sometimes engagements are broken off and saying "yes" to a proposal doesn't hold a flame to speaking your wedding vows, which promise your life "in good times and bad" to your spouse. When Brandon proposed, though, then and there on the spot I was willing to say yes to all of our tomorrows.
So today, as it becomes a sliver clearer how much I really committed to in saying "of course," I am grateful that he is the man who got down on one knee and asked me to be his wife, even if it is obvious how very little we know about what the future holds for us.