8.26.2013

First Sight

It was a Sunday morning in 2009. I was sitting in a long row with my roommates waiting for church to start. Just the night before they had come home as smitten kittens gushing about a someone they thought was so cute. While we were sitting in that long row, I asked them to show me who they'd been talking about. My best friend looked around and then turned saying, "Three rows back, four seats in." I took my time as I turned around and slowly counted, "three...four...". Either she counted wrong or I did, because my eyes landed on him. Not the him they had all been gushing over, but the him that would eventually be my him. 

My first thought was he was cute, but not my roommates' typical type. My next thought was, "Oh no, he's looking at me. How long has he been looking at me? Does he know I've been looking at him?" I quickly turned around but could feel his eyes on the back of my head.

I can't say that I knew in that moment. No, I definitely can't say I had any idea the impact he would have on my life. I hadn't a clue he would be my comfort, my safe place. At that moment, he was just a him I thought was cute.

25 comments:

  1. Awwwww... those moments that we have no idea will become so significant. This is making me all gushy. I want to squeeze my him now.

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    1. :) It makes me miss you a whole lot too.

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  2. I love everything about this!

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  3. Even if the moment wasn't super romantic, it has a special place in your heart. What a great story and more glamorous than mine - my special someone hit me in the head with a skittle my freshman year of high school :)

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  4. This is precious. I love hearing about how people meet, their first impressions and their first sightings.

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  5. this is seriously the cutest thing i have EVER heard! love!

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  6. adorable. i like it. and i love that this is a moment that you were able to remember.

    K

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  7. Oh my goodness. This is so very sweet.

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  8. Love this! So sweet and simple. I only hope for something so precious myself someday :)

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  9. so cute :) for me, it was a friends request on myspace from a him that i actually thought was cute too ;)

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  10. I love this, hearing other people's "how we met" stories always brings a smile to my face. I can't wait until this happens to me one day as well.
    Amia

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  11. This is absolutely precious. And so well written!

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  12. I love this, Bri! Did you write this recently?

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  13. I love this! I know exactly how that is, looking back on that moment when you met him not having any idea in that moment you were meeting your forever.

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  14. my heart is melting. this is precious!

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  15. that is so sweet. And I couldn't help get excited by the fact I have that very same note book haha

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  16. What an adorable story! That is just so cute and the fact that you remember like it was just yesterday is even better!

    xoxo,
    laura
    http://lauraisthriftingthroughlife.blogspot.com/

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  17. just came across your blog, and I think your photos are just beautiful.

    I am also a blogger here in Colorado and it's so nice to see Colorado through your pictures. I can't wait to explore your blog more!

    B

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  18. well, this is just plain adorable. so sweet!

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