Titus 2:11-13

"For the grace of God has appeared, bringing salvation to all men, instructing us to deny ungodliness and worldly desires and to live sensibly, righteously and godly in the present age, looking for the blessed hope and the appearing of the glory of our great God and Savior, Christ Jesus."

Friday, January 15, 2010

A Dream Come True

Last night I dusted off my dress shoes, unburied my jewelry box, mixed up my separated-because-it-hasn't-been-used-in-so-long custom blended foundation, pulled out an almost forgotten dress, and went on a date with my husband!  This wasn't just any date, though.  He took me to see the Broadway musical The Lion King!!!  (Can you tell I'm excited?!)

When I found out several months ago that The Lion King was coming to Des Moines, I began secretly hoping that my husband would surprise me with tickets.  I never asked him if we could go.  He knew from numerous past conversations how badly I've always wanted to see The Lion King; and the awesome husband that he is, I knew that he would grant my desire if it was at all possible.

Well, he didn't let me down!  And neither did the show!  It. was. AMAZING!  The set, the costumes, the mind-blowing talent... I was absolutely enthralled by every part of it.  As I watched the show, taking in every detail, I had to keep reminding myself that I was really there.  I felt totally privileged to be in the presence of such extremely gifted people, and I was thankful to God for the opportunity to enjoy the talents that He has given them.  It was an experience like nothing I've ever had.

All dressed up with somewhere to go!

My Christmas gift from my wonderful husband!

What a night!


Linda said...

Oh how wonderful! I am glad that you and your hubby had a chance to have a date like that!

You both looked great!!!!

Linda @ Truthful Tidbits

September said...

Awesome present! You looked stunning! I am so happy you were able to get a break to enjoy such an amazing show! Wow!
Beautiful pictures!

Jenilee said...

looks like fun! my husband loves the lion king. he would have liked that! :) your dress is super cute! Yeah for date nights :)

Stephanie said...

Oh what fun! So glad you had time for just the two of you!

Angie said...

What a blessings! Great photo of you and your beloved!!


Amy @ Raising Arrows said...

You look beautiful! What a fun night!

busymomof10 said...

How fun! You looked Beautiful!! I know it was a special time away for both of you!

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