i like being married || some photos || God is good








lots of talk lately with this guy. 

talk of adoption. 

i feel like our eyes have been opened and our hearts have a new space that we didn't know was there, and we'd like to fill it up with babies and helping.
i see these kids and i want to TAKE.THEM.ALL. 
and love them and kiss their boo-boos and cuddle them to pieces. 
but i also know that's impossible. 
so i just really know we care about kids and want to be a safe place for them. 
to teach them Jesus. 
no idea what this will look like but we're really excited. 

sweet smiles and tears about this. 

we'd make a new kind of vacation and visit far way lands where poverty is at it's thickest. 
instead of going to the beach or a ski trip. 
(we love ski trips so this would really be a challenge/learning experience/life change)

talk of where God wants us. 

laughter as we enjoy this life together. 

dreaming big together. 

i'm just bursting with joy. 

i like him. 
his heart. 
his leadership.
his sweetness. 
his handsomeness. ;)

we laugh like crazy and are so weird together. 

we dance a lot. 

his embrace is unlike anything in this world. 

coffee and picture taking. 

enjoying a very rainy day. 
my hair got so big. 91% humidity that day. forget about it. 

seeing how God's creation really is magnificent, especially right after it rains.

listening to music while working and cleaning the house. 

making new recipes. 

watching documentaries. 

small day trips just to be in the car together, finding new little places. 

rejoicing and crying together. 

sharing in our heart pains. 

being unable to grasp how rich we really are. 
in the midst of buying a home, business equipment for two businesses, tools, clothes, shoes, FOOD, etc, etc. 
this was just what i needed and God showed up, 
showed mercy and 
put our richness sweetly right in from of our faces. 

riding golf carts at what seems to be a really fast pace but then finding out we were only going 9 miles an hour. so laughing about that :) 

going to bed early and sleeping in late. 

i am so glad i get to spend this life with ethan. 
God was really nice to put us together. 
ethan is the best husband. and i don't deserve him. 
i think about when i was a little girl, day dreaming about my wedding.
the guy at the end of the isle was always a guy in a tux, without a face. it was blurred out. 
i think about when i was 13, and to think that God had this plan for me. 
a plan to meet ethan, exactly the way i did, when i did. 
and that he'd so want to marry me. 
thank You, thank You. 

marriage is awesome. 
that day when i walked down to ethan at the end of the isle, his face was absolutely clear to me and it was the best face i've ever seen. 

and just remembering 
"to go to heaven, fully to enjoy God, is infinitely better than the most pleasant accommodations here." -jonathan edwards


completely sweet.