Wednesday, April 8, 2009

My Love Story

My friend Di over at has asked that some of her friends blog about how we met our husbands. So, here is my love story.

I was a single mom, raising my daughter Mandy. We lived in a neighborhood with lots of kids who always seemed to be playing football, softball, kick the can, etc. Every weekend they were joined by a handsome guy from across the street who would pull up in his semi and run and jump with the best of them. I watched him spend hours teaching Mandy just the right way to hold a baseball bat or throw a football. One day, a toy of Mandy's broke and she brought this handsome guy over to our house to fix it. The rest, as they say, is history. We had our first date on May 19th, he proposed on July 28th and we were married on September 26th, 1992. Mandy was my flower girl.

Tony never treated Mandy as a step daughter and in May of 1995 he legally adopted her. It took that long to track down her biological father.

I love the way that one of God's most precious gifts (Mandy) introduced me to another one of His gifts to me. I am truly blessed.


  1. MOrnin' Cyn...

    My friend, what a precious love story!!! It definitely sounds like a "God thing" that the two of you met and married!!! I always say the same thing about my Russell...I just know that the Lord put the two of us together! This is my 2nd marriage...I was married to my ex for 27 yrs. when our marriage fell apart. I had been on my own for 7yrs. when I met Russell! He was my knight in shining armor! hehe!!!

    Thank you for sharing your sweet love story!!! Have a wonderful Wednesday, Sweetie!

    PS...I just left you a message on your last post too!

  2. What a sweet story, Cyndy.

    from Roberta Anne

  3. I've heard you tell this story before, but it still warms my heart.

  4. oh Cyn that is a sweet story. Seems you find the good in everything. Just goes to show people do get what they deserve. oh look at Chari up there talking about her sweet heart too. Another perfect example of positive thinking! ~Athella

  5. Cyn, thank you so much for this! Your love story is so precious! Just the fact that you had prayed for so long for Mandy and God gave her to you and then, because of Mandy, God brought Tony into your life as well! It is all just too exciting to think about how God works His marvelous ways in our lives when we allow Him to! I love you, sweet sister!