On May 14, 2005 my dad walked my 20 year old self down the aisle to marry you.
My first boyfriend and my best friend.
Sometimes I think the last seven years have flown by and others I can't even remember life without being married to you.
The other day I was looking through our wedding scrapbook and found our wedding vows written out. While we've both made mistakes and have had to ask for forgiveness many times, I'm so thankful that we have held true to our promises to each other. God has blessed our marriage, year after year, for the last seven years.
I know without a doubt we've made each other better people.
We balance each other out in so many ways,
and have grown and changed so much in the last seven years.
Our first year of marriage seems like so long ago. Living in our 700 square foot duplex and both being full time college students. While marriage took some adjusting to, our life together was pretty easy and wonderful.
This last year has been by far the most challenging year we have faced. God has broken us and drawn us closer to Him and closer to each other. Even though this year has been incredibly tough, I wouldn't trade it. We've become a different, stronger and closer couple.
I couldn't ask for a better man to go through life with and daily thank the Lord for giving you to me.
Whatever is ahead for us I know we will spend it loving each other and growing together.
I love you Christopher Jason Vale.
Happy 7 year anniversary!