Jon and I had our thirteenth anniversary this month! And we celebrated by spending a few days in Monterey while my parents watched the spark plugs. In some ways, it felt almost silly to celebrate this year – I mean, it wasn’t a “big” anniversary like our 10th, 15th, or 25th. And someone superstitious might even find it odd that we chose to celebrate our 13th.
The thing is, though, that we really need to celebrate the small moments in life as well as the big ones. Every year that Jon and I get to spend with one another is a blessing, and that’s worth rejoicing in. It doesn’t matter that this year wasn’t a year that society considers important. Every year is important to us. Every year is a gift. And we’re thankful for each year the Lord gives us. [Read more…]