Stories to Tell the Kids

My Secret Yes

Six years and a week ago, Tom and I weren’t dating. We had dated, and broken up, two times at this point in our love story (those tales are for other times!). So when I received a box from him the week before my senior spring break, I wasn’t expecting it. I was expecting even less what was inside.

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Stories to Tell the Kids, Vol. 2: Under the Stars

This is Vol. 2 of my new series, “Stories to Tell the Kids.” Read more in the previous post, “Intro & How We Met.” After Tom and I met on retreat in October of my sophomore year of college, we soon became good friends. We shared the same friend group at church and started to… Continue reading Stories to Tell the Kids, Vol. 2: Under the Stars

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Stories to tell the kids: Vol. 1, How We Met

Before we met, Tom had had some very important life experiences. As a sophomore, he had a conversion experience on a Christian service trip, and had later engaged with his Catholic faith on a retreat with our college’s campus ministry. So when I met him on my first retreat there in my sophomore (his junior) fall, he was already on the path of Christ.