how they asked
Kirklin’s 23rd birthday was August 31st of this last year and he said he wanted to have a birthday party with our friends and family. Unfortunately, it rained the day he had planned for the “party” so we rescheduled for the following Sunday (September 3rd). We went to church that morning, then I went back to my home to fix some food for the party! After arriving to tanglewood, I was led down a sidewalk by Kirklin’s friends and my parents.
There were posters along the sidewalk to document our relationship milestones – we spent all of college in a long distance relationship, as well as having broken up from 2012-2014 (we reconnected my senior year of high school and began dating again on March 14th, 2014).
He wrote me 6 sweet notes on each poster explaining how much he loves me and values me and can’t wait to spend our lives growing in the Lord and closer to each other. It truly was the best day!