Rock my World

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Today is my husband’s birthday. I’m pretty good at remembering dates and details, but the fact that my hubby shares his Birthday with Valentine’s Day was a sign to me that he was a keeper. And after more than 8 years of marriage and over 12 years of being together, I still believe it.

You can read about how I met Jacob here.

Being best friends and doing life together is what makes our marriage work. Jacob was a true romantic from the moment we started going out together. We would celebrate monthly milestones in our first year. I remember one gift he gave me which left me confused at first but then completely smitten. He gave me a small globe of the world with a rock stuck to it. I remember looking at the present thinking, what the? He explained it by simply saying: You rock my world. Awww.

In the years we have been together, we have packed in some remarkable adventures.

In 2004 we went to Uganda on mission to help build an orphanage for Watoto. The week before we left for our trip, Jacob proposed.

Uganda Mission

We got married on April 30 2005. One of the best days of my life ever.

Our Wedding

In 2006 I started my plumbing apprenticeship. Our first overseas trip as a married couple was to New Zealand. We have been to Fiji twice, London, Paris and Hong Kong.

Fiji Goodness

London Eye - Copy

Bec and Jake Paris

We would perform musicals together and tour with a musical theatre group Directions Musical Theatre Company.

Performing

We had our first baby Esther on the 2nd August 2010.

Baby Family Photo

We added another baby, Magdalene on 20th February 2013

Baby Number 2

And we have another new arrival on the 20th July 2014.

Life can be full of ups and downs, but doing life with your best friend is the sweetest part about being married.

I can’t wait to pack more life in these years. Praise be to God for his awesome abundance of blessing on our lives.

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