Now that am married


Over the years I have heard countless times that one of the blessings of life is to be married to one’s soul mate, to be eternally joined to that one person that can make one laugh at the silliest things, that person that will be strong when one is weak, that person that will sacrifice all even when it is not convenient. I have  often wondered about the fallibility of this theory, about how unstable circumstances of life can make mar this joyous discovery, but it sure doesn’t matter what I think or feel, God is always true to His promise.

On 3rd of December, God made true His promise to me by giving me Oluwaseyifunmi as my husband, as that person that makes  me laugh even when I feel like weeping, that person that always puts me first in all things, that person that still calls me beautiful in the mornings when I have maps of saliva round my face. As his name depicts , when God gave me my husband, He gave me  a true treasure, a man quiet yet so thoughtful, a man who stabilizes my explosive sanguine nature, a man who knows when to say sorry , a man who really knows me and yet still loves me.

It’s 2 weeks of being married, 2 weeks of knowing that God is God in all situations, that He never fails even though He appears so late , 2 weeks of going back to Him, sometimes crying out of joy , sometimes doubtful about what the future holds. Now that am a Mrs,a title that comes with so much responsibility,  a position that sometimes makes me  break out in sweat because I don’t have all it takes, I don’t have the right words to say, I choose to hold on to God, I choose to look up to Him and stand with my man all the way.

Again, thank you OLUWASEYIFUNMI for making me a woman, thank you for making my dreams come true, thank you for standing with me in my devotion to God, thank you for always telling me “I love you Tolulopemi” every morning, thank you for not being like any other man, thank you for being you, thank you for allowing God to be your Head, thank you for always believing in me. Thank you sweetheart for choosing me. I love you forever.

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27 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. aderemi awe
    Dec 20, 2011 @ 12:32:39

    Congrats Tolu. The Most High God will make your marriage heaven here on earth. His word says, ” 1 shall chase a thousand, & 2 shall chase 10 thousand.” At your coming together, every good thing that you have not been able to do before, you will do with ease IJN, amen. In this season of New Things, He will do new things in yopur home, amen. Happy married life dear sister!

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  2. Tolu Bakare
    Dec 20, 2011 @ 13:59:55

    Awwww! So touching! May God Almighty bless this union and may you both live together as friends for life!
    Congratulations again dearie.

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  3. FlourishingPillar
    Dec 20, 2011 @ 14:02:38

    Awwww!!! Lovely!!!!
    I’d like to add though that God is never too early, He’s never too late, He’s always on time. Also, you’re right you don’t have what it takes which is why He has made His grace abundant to you, God Himself will see you through. You will not lack any good thing in your marriage and I wish you the very best in your marriage, I pray it lasts forever and ever Amen.

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  4. Tolu
    Dec 20, 2011 @ 15:20:24

    Beautiful photo, beautiful couple, beautiful write-up. You are both blessed to have each other. May your paths shine brighter and brighter until perfect day, as you stand with your man all the way and as he loves you all the way.

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  5. Marie
    Dec 20, 2011 @ 18:01:01

    Sweetie mi, congrats once again… God bless and keep your home. Seyi is indeed lucky to have you.xoxoxoxoxo

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  6. Elizabeth
    Dec 20, 2011 @ 18:18:29

    Absolutely beautiful…

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  7. kelvin
    Dec 21, 2011 @ 02:12:06

    Congratulation Tolu, May God Almighty Bless your Marriage, and Above all make your Family a Center of Kingdom Activities. Amen.

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  8. Bomi
    Dec 21, 2011 @ 09:38:25

    Congratulations:)!
    My prayer for you is this –
    “May everything good from God be yours”! (1 Peter 1:2 – The Message).

    Congrats again, God bless!

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  9. Mrs.Aderonke.
    Dec 23, 2011 @ 01:41:33

    Tolulope,I wondered y ur sudden disappearance frm facebuk,little did i kw u were planning ur wedding…CONGRATULATIONS,ile oko atura n in d next nine months,triplets ooo..*winks*.Do enjoy d best of God in ur new home.takia dear.

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  10. Buky of Bukville
    Dec 24, 2011 @ 18:48:21

    Congrats Tolu and Seyi. What a happy couple you both are. May God keep you both together forever.

    Tolu, you are blessed and highly favored. Thanks for sharing this picture with us.

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  11. Olanike
    Dec 26, 2011 @ 21:22:47

    Congratulations Tolu!!! May GOD continue to bless you with great wisdom to be the best wife and mother to your children…..

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  12. shanday
    Dec 27, 2011 @ 15:33:17

    Congrats hun, you look so pwetty.
    Aww, what a touching love story. May your home be a happy home and may you always have a reason to celebrate.

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  13. Ayodele Oladeji
    Jan 04, 2012 @ 17:56:45

    Congrats tolu, glad that you have every reason to say this. May your joy never experience any boundaries. Have a wonderful life.

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  14. tino hondo
    Jan 14, 2012 @ 03:50:06

    woman,thou art blessed.only jus saw ths nw.wow.fil so happy 4 u like it was me who found the Adam to my Eve.may your union b fireproof,my love

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  15. Unyime-Ivy King
    Nov 01, 2012 @ 19:07:37

    Congrats girl. From one woman who has been married for 10 years going now, and the relationship is still waxing strong, to another, I guess I am qualified to ‘pronounce’ some blessings, lol. May this beautiful story never go sour, and may the Lord bless your union in tangible and intangible ways. May your love grow stronger and sweeter over the years, like vintage wine gets better with age. May you be that wise woman who builds her home, playing your role as a helpmeet, which will free your husband too to be all that God has called Him to be. All the best T.

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