marry me

dscn21541It was a cold snow covered day, but the sun was shining brightly through the trees. We took a walk like we do every Friday. Everything about the day was normal. I wanted it to be very normal. As we walked through the snowy pathways of the park we talked about our day and spoke sweet nothing to each other.

As we made our way to the green railed bridge over the shallow creek my heart was throbbing and throat lumpy. She didn’t sense that I had been planning this normal day for months. We talked a little while and I held her in my arms. I quoted her a list of things that I cannot wait to do as our relationship grows. The sun was settling behind the trees and the cold was setting in, and she decided it was time to leave. I let her go a few steps and said, “Wait.” She turned. I caught her eyes and said, “There is one more thing I cannot wait to do. I cannot wait to ask you just one question.” I lowered to my knees, pulled a ring out of my pocket and gazed my choking eyes into hers. (A very normal day was about to change into infamous memory as) I mouthed the words, “Will you marry me?”

dscn2152_21With a leap, Sarah, was screaming, crying and crushing my knee! “So what is your answer?” I exclaimed. “Absolutely” she joyfully answered.

We enjoyed the moment together, hearts warmed on the cold snow covered day. To think I’ve been praying for this women even before I knew her…

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4 thoughts on “marry me

  1. my eyes are “choking” after reading this…I love you both so much!! I have never been more happy over an engagement!! (Other than my own of course 😉 Praying for the next few months…can’t wait to see you guys again SOON!

  2. Justin,
    I love you very much and am sure that I will love Sarah very much as well. I am so happy for the two of you and cannot wait until the big day arrives. My oldest grandson is GETTING MARRIED !! Wow, WOW !
    Love, Gramps

  3. Amazing. Congrats, man.

    I didn’t know you had a blog. Now I’ll be back.

    My dad says a man doesn’t know true happiness until he takes a wife…

    …then it’s too late.

    But that’s a joke.

    Good thing.

    Favor from the Lord.


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