11 Years

by adustyframe ~ June 11th, 2009

*Yes, this is our wedding photo*

On Monday we celebrated our anniversary in prison.

Sounds lovely huh?

It made me happy to see Lee and get a hug and a kiss. Since December, I haven’t had a kiss. James says kisses are just old slobber and scrunched up lips, but I happen to like them.

It felt good to have my husband’s arms around me even for a “brief greeting”–prison rules you know.

The past 11 years have not been easy. Not at all in any way shape or form.

But you know what? They haven’t all been horrible either. We have had many times of fun and joy. God has done a work in our lives through the ups and downs.

Even though our downs are mighty low, God is still at work.

I don’t know what the future holds for us. We have a lot of things to work through still and the road ahead won’t be easy or painless.

I know that God knows and has a plan and I am going to rest in him.

11 years of wedded bliss? No, I can’t say that, but I do love my husband and pray that God will continue to work in our lives.



17 Thoughts Shared to 11 Years

  1. Tonya

    Congratulations are in order.So many times either of you could have given up,but you did not:)That is absolutely something to be proud of in this day and age,Happy Anniversary.

  2. TransitionGirl

    blessed anniversary! any up and down is a journey that brings u and Lee closed to the Lord together.

  3. Susanna

    eleven years and a love that holds true-Praise the Lord. Praying for eleven (and then many more) years for you TOGETHER in your love.

  4. Jen B

    Is that your wedding pic?!! What a gorgeous dress. Happy Anniversary. May you celebrate your next anniversary in each other’s arms!

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  6. Lona

    Congratulations, Lizzie and Lee!

  7. Judith

    Congratulations to you two! As always, thanks for being honest. May God richly bless your marriage this year!!

  8. Pam

    I am reminded of a picture my former pastor once drew….draw a triangle…..God is at the top and the husband and wife are at each of the lower corners….as the husband and wife move closer to God individualy they inturn grow closer to each other….
    God Bless you both Lizzie. Pam, South Bend

  9. Barbara H.

    Congratulations on your anniversary, and may the next eleven be much better. 🙂

  10. Jeanne

    Happy Anniversary, Lizzie and Lee!

  11. Christy

    God bless you for illustrating in your life that love is a choice. You have chosen to love even when times have been tough (understatement of the year, huh?). Happy Anniversary. I pray this year will be full of blessing and rejoicing in your marriage and in your relationship with Christ. (((hugs)))

  12. Lady Why

    Congratulations on your anniversary! Hopefully this is the beginning of your wedded bliss!! I’m praying for you!

  13. katrina

    Happy Anniversary! This must be a big week to get married. A lot of my friends are celebrating this week. I pray next year you will be together for good and not just for a short time.

  14. Robin in New Jersey

    Is that a picture from your wedding? Gorgeous dress!

    Happy Anniversary! Praying that next year, you are together to celebrate and not in prison!

  15. Hallie McKinley

    just curios to see if this is your art work at thhttp://www.richdecorstore.com/pd_personalized_name_art_prints.cfmis web site

    no actually that’s not:) Same idea

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  17. Anita

    Happy 12th Anniversary!

    (Leaving it on this post since comments on the other one are closed.)

    Hope you were able to enjoy being with each other face-to-face for longer than you were allowed to LAST year! 🙂

    Blessings to you!

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