7 years ago...

..... Jason and I got hitched!
It was the happiest day of my life and one I'll never forget.

This weekend we are celebrating 7 years of marriage.
And, this is the 17th year since we met each other!
God plans things out so much better than we would.

Thank you, Lord Jesus for carrying us this far. 
Thank you for walking with us through the deep valleys -
For rejoicing over us when we experience the joyful, exciting times. 
You are the reason our marriage is what people would call a "success". 
You're the reason we have a happy, peaceful home. 
Your Word and Your love and Your faithfulness is what binds our marriage together. 
You're the best thing Jason and I have in common :-) 

We love You and we know we owe the past 7 years to You; committing the rest to You as well. 

Thank You for the man You gave to me 7 years ago. 
we are happy.
we are thankful.
we are blessed.
because of You.

And for some more BIG news... 
We're also celebrating the joy of expecting another baby!!!
Our family is thrilled and SO thankful to God!
More to come {of course} on this topic :-)

Great is Your faithfulness, oh God!

15 {comments}:

Mrs. Stam said...

Happy anniversary and CONGRATS on the new blessing!!!!

How are you feeling?

Brooke said...

Oh, SO exciting! So excited for the sweet little one growing in you! Happy Anniversary, too!

Nicola S. said...

Happy Anniversary you two!! I pray that God will bless you with so many more years to love each other and server our risen Savior!

Congrats on the new little life you now carry. Hope you're feeling well. Praying for you.

Erin said...

Really!!!? Stef! That is such happy news. I have to email you!
Happy Anniversary! I was just thinking about your wedding the other day. God is good!

ally said...

happy anniversary sweet friends! we love you and are so thankful for your marriage! it has been a huge encouragement to nick and i. God is so good! ALSO, i am so excited for you guys and the sweet baby that is growing in your belly! {also glad it is out so i can post about my excitement for you!!} can not wait to know you pregnant and see that beautiful baby when they arrive! love you stef!

Liz said...

Happy anniversary!!! Praise God for seven years of marriage and four kids! You are so blessed :)

Cindy Marsch said...

Congratulations! I love the photos, and I appreciate having been around about the time you met each other! :-) We celebrate our 25th anniversary this summer.

Many blessings,
Cindy Marsch

Nini Lettner said...

Happy Happy Anniversary! I hope your weekend is fantastic. And...Happy Happy Baby News! Hope you are feeling well...if I were closer I would make you a meal or hang out with your kiddos to give you a break...since I can't do that, I will be praying for a healthy, smooth pregnancy for you!

Shane Eckert said...

Congrats!! That is awesome and encouraging. You guys are rock solid people and the world needs more kids raised by rock solid Christians.

Oh and WELCOME to the 4 or more club. Having 4 kids or more is the BEST!!!

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Gina said...

Of course, you know I am super thrilled that you all are expecting again. :-) I agree that you all are raising wonderfully God fearing kids--it's great! And Happy Anniversary to you both! I love wedding anniversaries. In a world where being married is becoming a so-what, I think it's super important that we celebrate those who take their vows seriously. May you both enjoy many more years together!

Krista Sobrak-Seaton said...

I read this post yesterday as I was going out of cell service on the way to our campground. I was desperately trying to type a comment on my phone and post it before it was too late, but lost cell service!! SO, now I can wish you all a HUGE congratulations, I "awwwed" out loud when I read your news, so very very exciting!

Charlotte said...

I know I already congratulated you on Facebook, but I just want you to know how happy I am for you about your new blessing. And I loved seeing the photos from your wedding!

Stef said...

thank you!!!!

Life with Kaishon said...

7 years of marriage! How exciting! Congratulations on your enduring marriage AND your new baby. That is just beautiful!


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