Happy 21st Anniversary, TAntoine!!

It was breezy and rainy on October 16, 1999, but it didn’t bother me one bit. The familiar musky, fresh scent from the moist ground lingered in the air, an indication of an extended downpour. I welcomed the rain even if it was my wedding day. If I’m not mistaken, I still had a few errands to run that morning, including getting my hair pinned into a French twist, a popular formal hairstyle back then. The stylist arrived an hour late, but I was getting married, so I didn’t let it bother me. Besides, she didn’t charge me, “It’s my wedding gift to you.” She said. Who could argue with that? LOL

Our wedding wasn’t fancy at all, and we didn’t go on an extravagant honeymoon. We drove to Wisconsin for a quiet honeymoon in a cabin in the woods. We just wanted to get married and start our lives together. For me, a diamond engagement ring was out of the question. Instead, I wanted matching wedding bands. Someone told me that people would think we didn’t have any money if we wore simple wedding bands. My response, “So! We don’t.” LOL Antoine and I have never been into putting on airs to impress people, even today. We’re just us.

God has blessed us tremendously, and I am in awe of His love for us every day. We lived a lot of life during the last twenty-one years. Through it all, we’ve grown closer to Jesus and each other. I wouldn’t change a thing, and I look forward to every minute that the Lord allows us to be together. Happy 21st Anniversary, TAntoine!!

If you haven’t made Jesus first in your life, stop playing. Do it!

I’m not exempt. I’m just . . .
Blogging It Out!!

10 thoughts on “Happy 21st Anniversary, TAntoine!!

  1. Happy anniversary!! 21 years!! It’s a blessing to see that both of you were on the same page in your relationship. The anxiety that comes with living life, and doing things based on what people think can be detrimental to relationships, especially to newlyweds. Prov 16:16 How much better is it to get wisdom than gold! and to get understanding rather to be chosen than silver! Praise the Lord for continuous growth in your union.

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  2. I LOVE reading a Love Story! My cousins were married 70-years ago this year and all he had was fifty-cents in his pocket!
    You guys INVESTED in each other; therefore when do I get my bowl of ice cream 🍨?!

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