Branson Look-out Tower

PD Series: 4 Year Wedding Anniversary

Well, he did it again folks! ūüôā

My amazing husband planned a wonderful retreat for our four year marriage anniversary (April 21).

He packed in a few sweet surprises before our original plans of visiting Silver Dollar City amusement park for their last “World Fest” celebration; including an hour long horseback ride and a beautiful bouquet of flowers in our hotel room upon arrival. I felt so cherished by¬†him and his thoughtfulness.

Table Rock Lake
Sunset over Table Rock Lake – marriage retreat, April 2016

We enjoyed a few hikes near Table Rock Lake during our visit, as well as some free bags of goodies from Silver Dollar City for celebrating our Anniversary with them- our favorite was a free bag of their delicious kettle corn!

Of course we were in heaven seeing all the different world performers at World Fest. My favorite moment was a troop of young adults from Czech Republic; it was their first visit to the States!¬†A¬†young woman wearing a beautiful crown of flowers sang part of “Amazing Grace” in Czech, then invited the audience to join in¬†with English. It was so touching, to think of¬†people from every tribe, language, people and nation worshipping the one true G! And we were thankful to get to freely worship in a public setting, since it’s becoming less and less accepted these days.

Our last portion of the trip was spent in Springfield, MO for a marriage conference. We were grateful to gain some more tools for deepening communication and to have an intentional time of solely focusing on our marriage relationship.

As I reflect on our past¬†year of marriage, I think of the ever popular phrase,¬†“Home is wherever I’m with you”. It sounds cheesy, but as I¬†look back at how much we traveled last year and how much travel our future holds, I’m so grateful for my soul mate and the reality of a home with Dave¬†for as long as G allows us to live and wherever He has us live.

In His love, the greatest love of all, Sarah Lynn

Branson Look-out Tower
Me and my very best friend at the Branson, MO lookout tower – marriage retreat, April 2016