Our Proposal



The Date:12th January, 2009

He didn't put a diamond in my champagne glass ….

Or get down on one knee,

But his gentle proposal brought tears to my eyes,

And my acceptance brought tears to his...

This is one day I will never forget for the rest of my life. I vividly remember how excited he was. It was the twelfth of January, 2009. We were celebrating two beautiful years of courtship. It was such a special day for us. In many ways, we were reflecting on the moments we’ve shared together – the romance, the quarrels and making up afterward, learning to forgive, helping each other grow, accepting each other’s limitations, discovering one another and feeling happier than ever.

And then, he popped the question. The next few seconds were a blur as it began to sink in. His exact words were, “Deborah, there’s something I’ve been wanting to ask you for a long time. Will you marry me?”

Tears welled up in my eyes as he slipped the most beautiful diamond ring I’d ever seen onto my left hand. I didn’t have to tell him. It was written all over my face and his eyes read mine. He’d always known it would be a YES……..