Saturday, August 21, 2010

Eight Years ~ A JOYful Day It Was

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Today, August 21, 2010, is our EIGHT year wedding anniversary. This was one of the two most JOYful days of my life. I wish so much that Aaron had lived long enough to see another wedding anniversary... but, I am grateful for this day to remember how magical this day was eight years ago.

And this is where we got married. The Salt Lake Temple. I LOVE this place. The spirit and peace that is found there is so wonderful. What a beautiful day it was that day.

~ It has been a tough week. There have been things that have happened this week that had nothing to do with the upcoming wedding anniversary that have contributed to it being a tough week, but... I have been dreading this day coming. I think I have dreaded it this year more than either of the other two anniversaries since Aaron passed away. I have no idea why.
I have been emotional and stressed and have felt broken again this week. Especially yesterday. Yesterday was one of the roughest days I have had in a while. I have a lot on my mind right now, I am trying to work through some things in my mind and in my heart and in my life in general and it is rough.

To quote one of my favorite movies of all time, 'Gone With the Wind':

'Tomorrow is another day.'

Aaron, I am missing you infinite amounts...
I love you always...

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11 comments:

Tawnie said...

love you leslie.
i hope you have a good day today.

kerianne said...

You have the most beautiful wedding pictures ever taken. Just my opinion. :)
Sorry you've been feeling so down, Les. Hope you find a cool way to celebrate this day. Love ya lots.

LL said...

I hope things look up for you really soon. You deserve all the happiness!

Rhitzclan said...

Wow- that picture is SOOOO beautiful!! I love seeing your long hair flow like that- I don't know if I've ever seen your wedding pics. =( I'm sorry it's been a tough week. Give me a ring! Or better yet, I'll phone you. Love you Ell!

Allred Mom said...

Hope that this next week is better and you are able to work through those things that are tearing at your heart strings..

Valeri said...

Leslie, you must know, once again, what a strength you are to me! I really have no words.. please just know you are loved and inspire so many more than you can even comprehend. Hang in there, and know the Lord is close.

JuLene said...

Leslie I was reading in 3 Nephi and came across this and thought of you. 3 Nephi 22: 6-7
6 For the Lord hath called thee as a woman forsaken and grieved in spirit, and a wife of youth, when thou wast refused, saith thy God.
7 For a small moment have I forsaken thee, but with great mercies will I gather thee.

Love and admire you!

Seivert/Webb Family said...

..Beautiful picture of you two..

I hope you were able to find, even a small piece of joy on your anniversary date. You're doing the best you can, and it will be alright, not inspite of you, but BECAUSE of you.

Catherine

Scott / Lori said...

Happy Anniversary. Sorry you are going through an extra hard time. Just remember we love you.

Jane said...

Can I just say...AGAIN... how absolutely beautiful you are Leslie? WOW!

I hope this week is so much sunnier than the last...

Love

Jane

Leslie said...

wow. thank you jane.

its been a while. :) good to see you.