Our first date was to church and to dinner. When he had told me that he went to a Pentecostal church, I was less than thrilled, but only because the only Pentecostal people I knew wore long skirts and had long hair. I was just the opposite - I was a jeans and tshirt kind of girl with super short hair. I really liked this guy, but did I want to have to change my way of life for him? When I asked him what I should wear to church, he said just wear jeans and a nice shirt. I remember fretting thinking I'm going to be in jeans and all these ladies are going to be in their dresses. Man was I ever surprised and thrilled when we pulled up at church and the ladies were in jeans and pants and some even had short hair! Turns out there are different types of Pentecostal people and I didn't know that. I had a great time at church and everyone was so friendly. That's the one thing I remember the most about his church - how everyone was so friendly and made me feel welcome! After church we went to dinner - to IHOP. Real romantic huh? I remember the exact booth we sat in and that our waitresses name was Big Momma! She was a hoot! After dinner he drove me home and we said our goodbye's for the evening.
There was many, many more dates and dinners between us. Then at Christmas time in 2003, this boy asked me to marry him and I said yes! This September we will be celebrating our 8th wedding anniversary. My life has been blessed in SO many ways since that night telephone call late that
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