Here is the story of how we met and fall in love with each other, written by him. The photo that i inserted was our first photo together during Myles Munroe’s Seminar in Manila.
I first met Jhunnel in the church. It was during discipleship training with pastor Timmy, who told me, “A sister will come tonight, her name is Jhunnel.” I had no idea who Jhunnel is. Later, the office door swung open, came inside a cute Filipina lady. My first impression was her hair – long brownish hair draped beautifully on her back. In fact, she has all the Filipino features. But in the eyes of a foreign beholder, that’s exotic beauty.
A few weeks later, Jhunnel called and our friendship started on the phone. I have to admit that every time we talked, my heart elated at her voice. Then we had the chance to go out on a birthday celebration. For the whole evening people asked me all kinds of questions, especially about marriage. Then one thought occurred to me: Since I’m studying in the Philippines, and if I could marry a Filipina, why not? Soon, Jhunnel and I started going out. We spent a lot of time talking about everything. Gradually we came to know each other. I admire her dedication in work and ministry. Certainly she is someone I would like to spend life with. Not because of her outward appearance, but of her inner beauties – she has a strong personality and good Christian characters. More importantly, she is committed to be a faithful servant. I just wish that one day we could become life partners and serve God together.
Right now we are staying in different countries. Despite our distance, we kept communication via the Internet. Every week, we discuss about the ministry and pray for each other. At our age, we naturally consider marriage. Since we are in the same church; both of us have a calling from God; most important of all, we love each other very much. So why don’t we get married? After seeking God’s approval, godly advice from our Pastors and acceptance of our families, we plan to get married in 2009. It leaves us a year to prepare ourselves and settle things before marriage. It’s truly a blessing from God.
© 2008 by jhunnelle