Saturday, November 30, 2013

Not So Fairy Tale

Fairy tales often begin with interesting love-at-first-sight scenes.

*cue dramatic storytelling voice*
He spotted her from across the room and it seemed like time stopped. With one look,they exchanged a thousand conversations and that was the beginning of a lifetime of love...
Hahaha. Bear with me. After my Creative Writing class next semester, my writing will get better ;)

It was our anniversary a few weeks ago and I was thinking about how different from the storybooks our life together is. How we met in the beginning  it reads nothing like fiction, and even though I've shared bits and bobs of it here and in some guest posts for my friends, you've not heard the best (and most hilarious) part.

My husband's version of his First-time-I-saw-her story always has me laughing till there are tears in my eyes. One random day in March,we were goofing around and I  recorded a video of him talking about it. I was watching it on the morning of our Anniversary a few weeks ago and I thought I'd put a video together and send it to him, since he was halfway around the world. He loved it.

It's interesting to see how this not-so-fairy-tale has played out differently from the ideas in my head as a teenager who loved to read romance novels. As I have grown older, I have learned that The One who is writing the script of my life is God. Not Disney. Not romance novelists. Not Hollywood scriptwriters. 

Life doesn't happen like imagine it would, but God's word stays reminding me that I'm not in charge. God is. Thanks for coming by again and again. 
being confident of this very thing, that He who has begun a good work in you will complete it until the day of Jesus Christ;                                                                                                                          Phil 1:6
May your dreams come true.


  1. Congratulations on your aniversary. You left us hanging with the rest of the story....tell us how you met and became a couple.

    1. Aha!
      You just gave me an idea for a series of posts.
      Thank you :)

  2. You guys are just the cutest. Happy Anniversary. May there be many more blessed and blissful years ahead :)

  3. Awwww how sweet. I laughed hard when he started speaking Yoruba. Happy anniversary you two.

    1. LOL
      Sometimes, English is just not enough o.

  4. lol...awww I watched it on your YouTube page before I saw it on the blog sef.
    Congrats hun.
    Sweet memories.
    May the juice in your relationship never run dry. Amen. xxx
    Here is to many more. Whoop whoop..

    Na love wey they make me type I hate that verification code kia.

    1. Amen!
      I'm sorry, but I got tired of the spam comments. Is there another way to get rid of them? I'll take it away if there is.

  5. Happy Anniversary in arrear!
    May God continue to follow through for His perfect blueprint for ur life and Family IJN,amen.


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