K-Love is doing a love story contest where you submit your love story and the winner receives a song written just for them! So Brandon and I attempted to write our love story. We had to limit it to 250 words so it is very quick and concise, and of course, missing many important details, but alas, that was all we could fit in! What do you think, is it a winner?!?
It’s a good thing God was in charge of my love story! The first impression of my husband was that he was annoying and obnoxious, partly because I met him during a playful prank war with some of my friends. Brandon began to hang out with me and my friends, and a friendship began. One day he asked me out. I liked him as a friend, but still found him annoying and I declined.
Brandon later joined the army and we began a written correspondence. I began to see the heart of this man and wondered if I had been wrong. So I worked up my courage and asked him if he would consider a relationship. This time I was declined! Brandon said he enjoyed our friendship, but that he could never like me again in a romantic way.
Later Brandon was deployed to Iraq, and I was preparing to go on an extended missions trip to the Kurdish region of Iraq. My mother often asked “how will you ever meet anyone to marry over there?” To which I would reply, “perhaps my prince charming is over there!”
Though in the same country, we were unable to see each other. A few months after I had been refused, he brought up the subject again, asking if I would reconsider a relationship, saying that feelings for me had begun to reignite. Nine months later we were married! I’m so glad that God had a plan I could not thwart!