This is the first entry of my new self named blog. Life has been great as of late. I am a week away from from getting married to my high school love, ten years late but better than never. This will be my second and last marriage (my first wife died last year). I am literally counting the hours till the wedding (8days and 2hours at the time I am writing this). I am looking forward to spending the rest of my life with a woman who truly gets me and is as devoted to God. We spend much of our spare time at our church or in study. Our personal relationships with God are very important.
We first met twenty years ago at the Sonora Celtic Faire. We were young and didn’t yet know how to make a long term relationship work and certainly not with 50 miles separating us. Teenagers and long distance don’t mix well. God has seen fit to put us together again and we will not let anything get in our way again.
The best part about all of this is that I have been able to find the real me again. Some time ago I had changed who I was to suit the needs of the one I was with and I was never truly happy. I had lost the true, happy and outgoing me. Now I’m back with a new self confidence and love for life. I attribute this to Shannon’s influence along with a new found understanding of God’s unconditional love. So, Baby, I’m Back…
A week away from marring my high school sweetheart I am the happiest that I have ever been. To have a true ‘help mate’ is a wonderful thing. July 30th 2011 will be the first great day of the rest of our long lives.