Wow! I’m completely blown away. It’s been quite a while since I’ve made a post over here on Blessings in Waiting. A lot has happened since then. I didn’t bother to update you because I assumed that no one actually read this blog anymore since I wasn’t updating regularly anymore. But I was so wrong. I decided to check the stats just out of the blue tonight and was completely shocked to see people still finding their way to my story and the challenges that God walked me through. As I read some of the old posts, I was encouraged by seeing the ways that God provided for me and held my hand through the trial. I’ll start by giving you all a quick update.
For those of you who regularly followed ‘Christy’, you know that Blessings in Waiting was started when God saw fit to move me and separate me from the man who I was sure was going to be my future husband. It was kinda like I was in survival mode. It was either trust God or wither up and die. So I trusted God. I didn’t do it perfectly. I went to college for a year. During that year I let sin fester. I didn’t have much of a godly support system and wasn’t able to attend a thriving church (the college required me to attend a service on campus on Sunday and required me to work at a work station every other Sunday.) From the work station I was assigned to and the traditional classroom setting I was in, my health also rapidly deteriorated. At the end of my second semester I had to move back home due to my health and lack of funds. My dad had gotten a job back in Arkansas and so my family moved back there which meant that Rich and I were sort of reunited. That didn’t mean that our relationship was immediately great again though. My parents weren’t on board and things were hard. After God doing some big things in their hearts, my heart, and Rich’s heart, Rich and I are now married. We’ve been enjoying wedded bliss for 9 months now. 🙂 God has been unbelievably good to us. He’s redeemed two broken people and put us together to do life. He provides for us around every corner. He provided Rich an amazing job opportunity. He’s offered redemption and reconciliation between Rich, myself, and my parents, and He continues to provide and do big things for us.
If you’re interested in continuing to keep up with the Rich and Christy story you can follow us over on Jaycox Party of Two. (No more pseudonyms) Over there I do monthly marriage updates, stories of struggles with illness, random thoughts, and just whatever happens to be going on in my head. I hope you’ll check it out! Thanks for sharing in my journey. My prayer is that some part of what God is doing in my life can be used as encouragement in your own life. He’s a good God.
Thanks again for all your support!!