Thursday, December 20, 2012

Marry Me

Well, as this year comes to a close, I will celebrate by saying...I'm engaged!! My boyfriend, ahem, fiance, popped the question last night!! I was SO surprised. I hardly saw it coming! I did have two somewhat hints over the past couple weeks, but they were such small hints that I quickly brushed the thought away. But yes, it is true!!

He propsed by stringing up "Will u marry me" in Christmas lights (one of my favorite things about Christmas is the lights).  :)  I remember turning around and him being on one knee, asking, "Michelle, will you marry me?"  I said, "What?" then "YES!!" then "Is this really happening?!" :) He went on to tell me how I am his best friend, how I always listen to him, how he truly believes God brought me into his life for a reason, and him into my life for a reason.  God brought us together.  And that he loves me so much!  I'm so excited!

Currently all this is too surreal and hasn't quite soaked-in yet, but it will in time. This is just a small step to the rest of my life, and this is a life I'm really looking forward too!  Thank you Lord for bringing him into my life.

Wednesday, December 12, 2012

Strange moment and Gatlinburg

I had one of those moments tonight, the kind that is hard to put into words.  I can't describe it, but it felt real. I was driving home, was alone in the car, and this sadness set in slowly.  My body felt like a cage, like my soul was trapped here, in this little body, stuck in this thing called time, where all these emotions are present, and there are so many unexplained circumstances, and love is so crazy and anyone who tries to understand love, well, can't. It's not something that can be understood, just something that can be accepted.

I know none of the above makes any sense, but I needed to get it out.

On a second note, Daniel and I went on a trip recently with 3 other of our couple friends. It was a LOT of fun! Spent two days in Gatlinburg and did everything we could think of! Ate at good restaurants, road the sky-lift, got our old timey photos taken, bought a $20 all-day go-cart pass and raced go-carts, shopped at all the candy stores you can think of, watched Duck Dynasty marathons, played board games, stayed up late and slept in, putt-putt golfed, and pretty much anything else you can think of. :) Was a GREAT trip. Hope next year's trip is just as much fun, or more!