I’m re-blogging this post from 2014 because as I celebrate Valentine’s Day with my husband, I’m reminded of his love shown to me almost 16 years ago. And now as my body begins to show the signs of aging – sagging skin, wrinkles, etc. I’m glad he still makes me feel beautiful!
Every October I always reflect back on the time I was first diagnosed with cancer. During the nine months of treatment, I kept a journal. Cancer Survivor As I read the journal every year, there is one entry I love to read over and over again. Last February, I shared this article with our newspaper in a contest they were holding for stories of love and commitment. It was exciting to have my story selected and once again, I want to share it with you.
On our wedding day, my husband spoke beautiful words to me as he shared the vows he had written for our special day.
“I pledge myself to you alone with a devotion that shall increase as we pass together through sorrow and joy, through darkness and sunlight.”
As I listened to his words and saw the love expressed in his eyes…
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Gulp. That was beautiful.
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So very sweet. 🙂 ❤
Yes Indeed!!!! You are truly beautiful Barbara! What a true and heartfelt story that keeps on going. Hugs….annie
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I think people may get tired of me telling my story but I will never get tired of thanking God I’m alive.