One Sunday, sometime between August 2005 and January 2006, I was sitting at leadership, next to Whitney, and I was playing bible roulette. I am of the belief that this is a completely inaccurate way to determine God’s plan for your life, however, I prayed for him to show me “something about my future” as I randomly shuffled through my bible with my eyes closed. Expecting a verse in the old testament on not touching defiled sheep or something, I was shocked when I opened my bible to…..
the piece of paper with Omar’s name on it! (which I hadn’t seen since Pioche).
I laughed hysterically to myself, and told Whitney the story, to which she replied…
“HAHAHAHAHAHA! You have to marry Ooooomar!”
That night, I went up to Omar and told him that God wanted us to get married and explained the story to him. I think he mustered up a little chuckle and walked out of the room. It was very romantic. I do remember him saying, “Bye Whitney, Bye Wifey,” when he left.
But neither one of us were really phased by the whole ordeal.
In that time, I went to
Once we broke up in April, I took a vow to myself and God not to date. At all. And for the first time in my life, I was completely content with my relationship with God and found so much joy in just being His child. In June I went to Young Life camp for the first time and had one of the most life changing experiences of my life. And something, apparently, happened to Omar too.
Because when I got home, I found a, riveting, beautifully written, ultra-romantic, comment on my myspace from him…
to be continued...