It’s Friday, March 20th and I’m at work this morning. Just needing a little me-time right now. I tend to get very reflective near the weekend and during Sabbath Day’s rest. I e-mailed my husband this morning and let him know that I would really like to go to all-night prayer this evening and just spend time down there in church. We missed church this past Sunday because we were in Atlanta, Georgia celebrating our 3-Year Wedding Anniversary!
Yesterday evening I was able to pray and lay before the Lord and it felt amazing. Being in the presence, comfort and healing of my Lord’s presence is so amazing. He calms my heart, He rids my of my nerves, He comforts me with his words and He covers me with His love. I found myself saying “Abba, Abba” a lot during prayer, as He is my Daddy God and I love seeking His face. It reminds me of my kids coming up to me saying “Momma, Momma.” We just seek that reassurance and tender love of a parent-figure.
I thank God because He loves me, comforts me, reassures me, and sees me through every time. When I need Him- He is there. When I seek Him- I find Him. When I call upon Him- He answers. Oh glory. I feel my Help.
Thank the Lord for his reassuring grace and His tender touch. I liked this Pin by Simply Clarke. It has all the right verses for calming the soul. Thank You, Jesus my Saviour. <3<3
Remembering the day when my sweetie pie and I said “I Do.” I am so shocked that it was almost 2 years ago!! Aww, I am here printing out the remainder of our wedding portraits for our wedding photo album. I am so late in doing this, but it is going to be so beautiful, and already is. Our photographer took over 580 great photos, and I just finished perusing them all. I smiled so many times I cannot even count!
I texted my sweetie just now about how I missed being a bride, and he sent me a heart telling me that I was the best bride! Then, a kiss telling me that he loves me. Our marriage keeps getting sweeter and sweeter the longer we have been married, the more that we are around eachother and the more time that we spend together. I have thought that for the last month, and I am hopeful that the feeling will last. We will be 2 years strong on March 10, Lord willing.
These are all of the sweet, thoughtful congratulatory messages from after the wedding!
WOW you are now a Wilson welcome to the family you know you have much love from me ~Jonathan Wilson
Congratulations and the absolute best to the both of you 🙂 Enjoy your blessings for the rest of your lives. ~Scott Hampton
My beautiful children. ~Patricia Logan Jenkins
Hey Whit. I thought about u the other day and I all could see is this pretty lil girl with pony tails…lol…tomorrwo ur life will change for the better and I just want to say that I’m happy for u and I pray that God will bless ur marriage in ways that u can’t imagine. I pray for happiness,peace and lots of love for the both of you. I hope u have a wonderful day tomorrow and don’t let ANYBODY still ur JOY!! OMG! Your gonna be a married women tomorrow!! Sweet! Live Laugh Love!! ~Eboni Clegg
Tears of great joy! God be praised. Beautiful! ~Alice Wade Davis
Marriage is wonderful experience enjoy every moment ~Stacy DeVaughn Phillips
Great!!!!! Thats why i LOVE GOD. He always works everything out! Send me some pics when u can. ~Antonia George
Congratulations…what a beautiful couple! God bless you both! ~Melinda Bradford Pope
Congratz to you & Mrs Wilson!! ~Rose Wyche
Congrats to you both! Glad we could witness the ceremony! ~Theresa Phillips
God knew what he was doing congrats. ~Aaron Johnson
First I want to say congratulations on your wedding! I wish you all the best, I can’t wait to see the pictures…I’m sure you’re going to be beautiful 🙂 ~Shana Simpson
She is beautiful and I’m so loving that proud look you got! Mr and Mrs Wilson!!! Congrats! ~Janet Hawley
love to you and my brand new niece….. auntie~ Congrats… ~Mary Harris Phillips
Congratulations Daniel and Whitney may God Bless Your union. ~Anita Whitney Freeman
Congratulations Daniel and Whitney ~Hal Reeser
Congratulatoin Daniel and Whitney , nothin can stop you both, but you. Be bless. Dr. Hooper. ~Frederick Hooper
CONGRATZ!!!! I WISH YALL MANY BLESS YEARS AHEAD!!! B BLESS!! ~Jennifer Spencer
its so lovely when two people find each other and find out that there love is real yours is be blessed and love each other ~Kithia Gray
Congratulations, I am sooooo Happy for the both of you. It is good to see that God Is still blessing his people be encouraged and I Love ya’ll both. ~Phelisha Rose
Daniel and Whitney I am so glad for you both thank God that He is not slack concerning His promises what He said He will do. you both wanted this from the Lord your desires was to be in the perfect will of God just stay faithful enjoy getting to know each others laughter tears pains joys sorrows and watch how you grow I love and is truly bless to have been there to witness such glorious annointing birthing of two bodies and spirits becoming one no more two but one. ~Janice Wilson Jones
Words can’t express my profound happiness for you two! ~Alice Wade Davis
Congrats again Cuz, it was good seeing you and meeting your bride. ~Harold AllaboutOthers Wilson
Congrats 2 u n Whitney on ur wedding day. Stay committed 2 God n u will stay committed 2 each other! God Bless u both! ~Karen Jones-English
Congrats man…it’s a beautiful feeling to be married to the love of your life.. May God bless y’all! ~Michael Cherry
Wow I’m excited bro! I pray for you guys happiness and a love filled wedding day!and life together. Per-congrats!!! ~Michael Harris
I’m so happy for you! ~Kim Moore
Yay!!!! Congratuations Daniel!!! I hope ya’ll have a beautiful and blessed weddin day and I wish ya’ll many many years of blessings and happiness together!!!! ~Monica Allen
I look forward to hearing ur story bc u two are truly blessed and ur union will be used to change the masses ~Constance
Thank you both for being an example to dating couples everywhere. ~Scott Hampton
PTL Daniel…. It is indeed s beautiful day and a beautiful day to get married. This day has been ordained by God to change your life forever. You will never be the same. As you make this transition from being single to being unioned together with the woman that good has placed in your life, always remember God is first. Let all of your decisions reflect the influence of God. God put to two together and only God can separate you. You will be richly blessed and receive all that God had destined for you.Much love my brother…. ~Shawn Logan
Congratulations on your marriage… it is encouraging to see God’s faithfulness in your life 🙂 ~Joslyn Johnson
I have been doing my wedding planning lately!! Today I put my table numbers together. We’re not doing place cards, but I have added the table numbers in for decor. These are all handmade!! I bought some dark brown 12×12 cork boards from Michael’s and layered them (3 layers) into 2×2 blocks. Hot glued them together (in stacks) and punctured the top with the table number pick!
I love them!! Now looking at them, they look like little brownie squares! They already look so perfect next to the mason jar centerpieces; and I haven’t even assembled everything yet!
The top of the picks have my tiffany blue color for the table card numbers, and a black and white damask pattern:
I got these online from David’s Bridal. Of course, mine do not have the silver holder, but instead the tall black sticks I assembled above (top photo). It looks really good! Soo, these table numbers will be placed next to my centerpieces, which are the country mason jars (32oz), with a vanilla candle inside to add a touch of romance. At first I was going to have the candles floating in water like the photo below, but now I’m just going to go ahead and use birdseed instead, so my guests may take the jars home as a keepsake.
Here is where I drew my inspiration for my mason jars:
And, here are MY mason jars that I designed and created below!!
(I will be adding the birdseed–no sunflower seeds in the birdseed–in order for the guests to carry these off when they leave. I love the idea of the “floating” candle, but guests will not be able to tote an opened jar of water off with them, that’ll be messy).
It says “Please feel free to take centerpiece jars after the reception. One per guest, please.”