In fourteen days, I will be married. So unbelievable. It wasnâ€™t that long ago that I thought marriage was for all those â€œgrown-upsâ€ who were done being young and having fun but wanted to raise kids.
Alas, here we are. After a near-two-year-long engagement, Natalie and I are getting married in weeksâ€™ time, in Indy. I cannot wait â€“ both for the ceremony itself and the beginning of the marriage. (Additionally, Iâ€™m just ready to â€œmove onâ€ to a new chapter of my life.)
Natalie and I have both grown so much the past few years, and I am certain now that we are ready to get married. Two years ago when I proposed, I knew we werenâ€™t yet ready to get married right then, but I was confident that we would be, and confident that it was Natalie I wanted to spend the rest of my life with, share everything with, and, yes, raise children with. But Iâ€™m happy to say the Lord has worked in us in so many ways, through several important people, particularly over the last two years.
Iâ€™m also very much looking forward to becoming an official resident of Fishers. Donâ€™t get me wrong â€“ Muncieâ€™s been great to me the last five years. In fact, I actually have grown quite accustomed to the â€œsmall townâ€ feel (yes, people from truly small towns: itâ€™s a â€œsmall townâ€ compared to what I grew up in). I feel that I have made as much of my home as possible, particularly in the past three years since I moved into my house off campus.
But I really like the Town of Fishers. Itâ€™s located just across the county line from where I grew up (we lived literally six blocks due south of Fishers), so itâ€™s pretty familiar. Our apartment seems nice and quite large, and I cannot wait to set up our home.
I move in six days; I have already packed most of my stuff. These next six days cannot pass quickly enough!