Today is our 23rd wedding anniversary, mrangelmeg and mine. I am sitting here in my room at Gradual school typing this message on my gift from him, a new laptop!
I upgraded his cell phone as my gift to him (I suppose that electronics is an appropriate gift for a third millennium 23rd anniversary.)
I was sitting here thinking about our wedding day at St. Benedict's Church in Terre Haute, IN all those years ago. I remember that so many things had gone wrong that morning, yet there wasn't a moment of doubt in my mind that the vows we were going to take momentarily were the absolute right decision for us. I had been a nervous wreck all morning, and the moment I looked into the church and saw his smiling face I knew that the entire church could fall down around us, and so long as he and I stood before God and said our vows everything would be perfect.
He has been my rock and my fortress all these years. I know that I am only capable of being the authentic person that God created me to be because I have him in my life. He shares my joy, he consoles my sorrow and when I need it he kicks my butt and snaps me out of my pitty parties.
I can't imagine what my life would have been like without him in it, and I am so glad that I don't have to face a future without him.
Happy Anniversary honey.