This is one of my favorite recent pictures of "US." The grown up "US."
Tomorrow is our anniversary. Hooray for us! I can't believe it....I think back over the last 11 years and think, where did the time go? It is a big blur of crazy that is where it has gone. OK, ask my husband, sometimes the "Blur of Crazy" have been my hormones. Where did the time go, how did I get here? And then it hit me..... I heard the Lord say, "Abby, your right where you wanted to be." Well, your right God, I am. And then I had to remind Him that I'm still minus the million dollars, a fur coat and my Mercedes........No, not really. God has placed me right where I want to be.
This is what I wanted, this is what I pictured when I stood in front of that church, looking at that crowd, telling this young goofy kid, "I DO." I wanted a life, a family, a home.......happiness with him. Young you say, yes we were young, mere babies in life really. At 18 and 19 respectively, we knew everything about love and happiness. I mean all you need at 18 and 19 is:
a.) someone to cuddle with and
b.) a really cool car.
Flash forward 11 years and I do mean FLASH.....Now....ahem...in my 30's, I am driving a Suburban (Lord help me) with three kids in the car, 2 of whom are screaming at each other, and an infant crying because of the screaming.....Presto Chango! You are now in a morning commute to school with me. This may sound crazy to you but secretly, I love it.....I love the crazy! Kids, dinner planning, grocery shopping, bottom wiping, laundry folding or the neglect thereof, youth ministry, young adult ministry and so on. You know why I love it.......