Marriage – YES PLEASE

Lo and behold – here comes our first delve into the world of blogging as a couple. Starting new pursuits seems to be a life theme lately, so a new blog fits well.

June 9th is coming quickly and we are all set to be man and wife. In some ways we feel like bad spouses-to-be because we are not panicking, nervous, or even overly excited. To be honest it all feels very natural. After three years of dating, being together just feels so normal. We are a little worried that other people are more excited for our wedding than we are!

It is our race to the starting line. Our marriage marks a whole new place in life. Presently, we know each other as well as we can outside of marriage. Soon we will have a chance to re-explore our relationship on a whole new level. Could anything be more alluring? It also marks the final push towards life in a new cultural context. We are confident that we are entering our greatest adventure together.

We are better together.

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4 thoughts on “Marriage – YES PLEASE

  1. cousins, I am so looking forward to reading all about this new stage in your lives. And don’t worry, we felt exactly the same way (not including the part about dating for 3 years). It will be an exciting day though–mark my words!

  2. For Matthew and Amber,Best wishes for a wonderful wedding day and an even more wonderful marriage.from Wendy(& Alex) in Montreal,QuebecEphesians 1:15-20 NLT Ever since I first heard of your strong faith in the Lord Jesus and your love for God’s people everywhere, I have not stopped thanking God for you. I pray for you constantly, asking God, the glorious Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, to give you spiritual wisdom and insight so that you might grow in your knowledge of God. I pray that your hearts will be flooded with light so that you can understand the confident hope he has given to those he called—his holy people who are his rich and glorious inheritance. I also pray that you will understand the incredible greatness of God’s power for us who believe him. This is the same mighty power that raised Christ from the dead and seated him in the place of honor at God’s right hand in the heavenly realms.

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