Tag: faith

There are times I’ll catch Lawrence looking at me unaware. I mean, he always looks at me (shh!) but some days he looks at me: with this unexplainable ‘look’ of love that makes me catch my breath. When I catch him in those moments, I always wonder what is he thinking??

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Its the holiday season and though we as a family do not celebrate Christmas; we take the advantage the moment brings: days off from work and school and life duties to come together and spend a few loud, rambunctious and lively time together. As always, whenever my siblings and I get together, one of three topics are a very sure: men, relationships and catching up with each other’s personal lives.

This holiday break did not disappoint.

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Killer of Relationships

When Lawrence and I first reminisced on how we met, the story would get so twisted so many times over to make him seem like a cool, confident guy who just walked up to me and like a boss say, “Hey girl, can I get your number?” That is not how it happened! Not by a long shot! Instead, Lawrence told me that he was very hesitant to approach me at first.

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Can I tell you a secret? Do you want to know something? I never inspired to a ‘Proverbs 31 wife’ – ever. Every time someone would mention her or preach about her I would feel oh so sorry for her and promise myself to never become like her – ever. I would get so annoyed when my friends/family would refer me to the Proverbs 31 ministries website and encourage me to study her so I could be a good wife to Lawrence.

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There are times I just want to be left alone: However, it seems that it is on those days that all I am seeking is some alone time that Lawrence is seeking my company the most.

“I, ____, take you, ____, to be my lawfully wedded (husband/wife), to have and to hold, from this day forward, for better, for worse, for richer, for poorer, in sickness and in health, until death do us part.” – Traditional Christian Marriage Vow

Sitting here and pondering on the enormity of what it really means to actually say, “I Do” is scaring me a bit. Yes, I love Lawrence. Yes, I am excited to marry him and yes,

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