So the past few months have been INSANE with all that has been going on. All of our time has been spent doing one of the following: Eating, Sleeping, Working, Traveling, (and any combination of them as well). Hence the reason I am up now at 12:30am writing my first blog update in several months.
WHAT HAS CHANGED
1. I (Heather) have a new job. I work at a bank doing all sorts of loan processing and closing. I actually really enjoy it because I finally am doing something constructive and beneficial to someone other than myself. It fulfills me in that it is great to help others I don’t even know. My company is really driven for excellence and it is great to be a part of such a well established and encouraging environment. (not to mention the benefits and set schedule)
2. We think we have found a church to attend while we are still in Greenville. (It’s hard for me to think of us leaving yet I know how badly Chip wants to go to seminary. Greenville has been my home for almost 24 years and to up and move still seems strange. However, there is still this great peace about it all because it has nothing to do with me but everything to do with God and his plan for not only Chip’s life but for mine as well. One of the many awesome and amazing perks of being married! Any way, I digress…). We are pretty excited about the ministry and mission opportunities through that church and we look forward to what God is going to teach us.
3. WE GOT A KITTEN!!! Wooohooo!! Her name is Sophie (Sophie Lang if you are the vet ;-)) She is two months and 2 weeks old almost. And for all those who ever wondered, if and when we have children I know my husband will be totally wrapped just by the way he is with Sophie.
Well, other than that we haven’t had a lot of changes. We are headed for New York on Thursday morning!!! Happy One Year Anniversary to Us! I can’t believe we have been married a year already. I know people say marriage changes you and I can’t count how many times I have heard “Once you have been married a while your feelings on it will change” but I know this to be truer than true: I love my husband more now than ever. Sure our first year has been rough at times, and we have definitely had our share of growing and learning to do. But I know that he loves me because of all my flaws and failures and I love him the same. Three years together and he still makes me happier than any one else (except maybe sophie haha).
So to all those nay sayers, doubters of true, life long commitment, and cynics I say poo on you. A true, Godly marriage is one of the biggest blessings and I wouldn’t do anything to change that. Ever. Husbands, Love your wives. Wives, respect your husbands. It isn’t easy and I am definitely no expert, but I am learning. The only way to show love and receive love in it’s purest form is to know the depth of Christ’s love for you. That knowledge will change your whole life.
Until next time,