Four Years


I saw it on your dresser. And it hurt me. It stared at me in the face like a mirror and reflected the darker shades of my heart. I tried not to be offended, but I was. You told me it was okay, it wasn’t anything. But it was. To me. The book sprawled itself on your dresser and the title stared back at me, mocking my attempts at avoiding what was being said between the lines. “Is It Love or Obsession?” That was the name of the book your father gave you one night. We were 19 years old and madly in love.

I’m not obsessed, I said meekly into your chest as you held me tight. I felt your heart. Literally. The beating pumping in my ear. I’m in love…with you

At first I was embarrassed at what was silently floating through your parents’ house and thoughts, and wanted to deny it all. But, my dearest husband, I’m writing this today to let you know that it’s okay. They were right. After all these years together, I’m unabashedly obsessed with you. If I could crawl into the palm of your hand and seep through your pores, I would. That way, I’d be just as close to you as I always want to be. Obsessed in every way and any capacity with the person you are. And the person you want to be.

Today, I write this as your wife of four years. And your lover until end’s end. And your best friend until sunset’s sunset. And your soul mate until our very last sunrise.

JD, I am madly in love with you. Today–much like yesterday, and very much like tomorrow–I am proud to be your wife. Happy Anniversary, my love.

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  1. Julie Massie

    September 28th, 2009 at 1:10 pm

    Happy Anniversary Jasmine and JD! This post is *SO* beautifully written, and I am always inspired by the love that you two high-school-sweethearts have for each other. You make me want to go hug my husband. God bless you both!

  2. Celesa

    September 28th, 2009 at 1:18 pm

    Happy Anniversary!

  3. Tira J

    September 28th, 2009 at 1:25 pm

    Happy Anniversary you two! May God continue to bless your love for one another.

  4. Stephanie Stewart

    September 28th, 2009 at 1:27 pm

    Happy Anniversary, you two love birds! Beautiful post! I’m going to go hug my hubby now too…

  5. kim james

    September 28th, 2009 at 1:28 pm

    Very sweet share and I felt it which means the writing is good and getting better. It makes me want to read more. That coming from a person who will drop a book if it loses my interest.Thanks.

  6. Karen (Mikols) Bonar

    September 28th, 2009 at 1:32 pm

    Happy Anniversary! Yours is one day after E and I …. easy to remember! 🙂

  7. Megan

    September 28th, 2009 at 1:34 pm

    This post is so beautiful, happy anniversary!

  8. Heather K.

    September 28th, 2009 at 1:35 pm

    Happy Anniversary!

  9. TH

    September 28th, 2009 at 1:36 pm

    Happy Anniversary to you and JD! You know, sometimes I wonder, if it is your pictures that make me keep waiting for your blog entries or do your personal posts? xoxo

  10. lyndsay hyatt-almeida

    September 28th, 2009 at 1:40 pm

    HAPPY ANNIVERSARY to both of you!!

  11. Tasha Prescott

    September 28th, 2009 at 1:43 pm

    SO beautiful! Happy Anniversary JD and Jasmine! Many more!

  12. Kelly Brown

    September 28th, 2009 at 1:45 pm

    so sweet! happy anniversary!

  13. doreen

    September 28th, 2009 at 1:49 pm

    Very sweet – Happy Anniversary!

  14. min

    September 28th, 2009 at 1:52 pm

    too sweet and always left me feeling too inspired 🙂 Happy Anniversary to you and the lovely JD….

  15. Chrystal

    September 28th, 2009 at 1:54 pm

    Awww, Happy Anniversary to you both. It is such a joy to see and feel such real love!! Because we can all see it in your smiles and I think we can feel it in every post… you are both very, very lucky to have each other.

  16. Regina White

    September 28th, 2009 at 1:56 pm

    Very beautiful. Happy Anniversary!

  17. MegganB

    September 28th, 2009 at 1:57 pm

    goosebumps… you need to write a book too. happy anniversary!

  18. Jo LeFlufy

    September 28th, 2009 at 1:58 pm

    Happy Anniversary! Happy Anniversary! Happy Anniversary! Haaaaaaaaappy Annniversary!

  19. Emily

    September 28th, 2009 at 1:58 pm

    Seriously, I wish I were you guys! Your sooo adorable! Congratulations!

  20. Alexandra

    September 28th, 2009 at 2:01 pm

    Aww 🙂 So cute!

  21. Christine

    September 28th, 2009 at 2:03 pm

    Wow. I absolutely love your writing. Congratulations to you and JD! Hope your anniversary celebrations this weekend went well!

  22. Niecey

    September 28th, 2009 at 2:03 pm

    Ack, inlaws. They mean well.

    This was beautiful. You seem to have direct access to my tear glands. I’m not the type to cry a lot, but your posts always make my eyes sparkle with moisture.

    You two are a beautiful couple. Inside and out. I’m glad God brought you together. It seems He knew what He was doing.

  23. joan solitario

    September 28th, 2009 at 2:07 pm

    i think i need that book too! i’m totally obsessed with my husband ;o). Happy Anniversary to you and JD!

  24. Otto Rascon

    September 28th, 2009 at 2:13 pm

    Happy anniversary guys!!!

  25. denise karis

    September 28th, 2009 at 2:13 pm

    holy hell that was a hot love letter! Happy Anniversary, Lovelies!

  26. Jennifer

    September 28th, 2009 at 2:14 pm

    Happy Anniversary!! My husband and I are celebrating our 7th Anniversary today as well!! 9/28 is a wonderful day….

  27. Diandra

    September 28th, 2009 at 2:17 pm

    Happy Anniversary! Hope you have a WONDERFUL day together! You give me hope that great love stories still exist… the ones that are imperfect but so full of love! xoxo

  28. Bobbie Brown

    September 28th, 2009 at 2:18 pm

    Happy Anniversary! This post gave me chill bumps!

  29. Tara Templeton

    September 28th, 2009 at 2:22 pm

    **sigh** So beautifully put! I think you are very lucky to have each other! Happy Anniversary!

  30. kimbrali

    September 28th, 2009 at 2:24 pm

    i hope you still have that book and
    so happy to know that love like this really does exist. happy anniversary.

  31. Stephanie Rose

    September 28th, 2009 at 2:27 pm

    Awe…I’m very happy for you two! Absolutely adorable. 😀

  32. jamie delaine

    September 28th, 2009 at 2:31 pm

    love is splendid. beautiful writing, jas.

  33. Allison Marshall

    September 28th, 2009 at 2:34 pm

    Happy Anniversary! May you grow deeper and deeper in love every day!

  34. Whitney

    September 28th, 2009 at 2:36 pm

    Jasmine this was just wonderful! Happy anniversary, and I can only pray to find someone as perfect for me someday as JD is for you.

  35. Nicole Haley

    September 28th, 2009 at 2:38 pm

    Congratulations and happy anniversary to you both! My husband and I are high school sweethearts and this brought back funny memories of our parents’ doubts! It’s all so funny now!

  36. Emily Abril

    September 28th, 2009 at 2:45 pm

    Beautiful! nuff said!

  37. Rosalie

    September 28th, 2009 at 2:54 pm

    Happy Anniversary 🙂 Jasmine I’ve been following your blog through my wedding planning and now a month after the big day yours is one blog I won’t be unsubscribing from. You don’t just share your beautiful photographs but your personal blog stories, like this one, are wonderful, honest and beautifully written. Thank you

  38. Tiffany

    September 28th, 2009 at 3:03 pm

    ahh reading this made my eyes water! Happy 4 year anniversary! I love how much you love JD…so special!

  39. Jo-Anne Kyle

    September 28th, 2009 at 3:18 pm

    Awww – that was so heartfelt and beautifully written. Happy Anniversary!!

  40. Erica Garza

    September 28th, 2009 at 3:21 pm

    Happy Anniversary. May your love grow stronger and stronger each day even as your bones start to ache – may your heart always ache for one another 🙂

  41. Nichanh Petersen

    September 28th, 2009 at 3:28 pm

    Has it been four years already. I remember the first time we met you and DJ was you both were sitting across from us at another table before your 1 years session at Brooks. Congratulations!!!!!

  42. Lola

    September 28th, 2009 at 3:33 pm

    How special it is when you are in love, I know right! 🙂 Good luck to both of you and I hope you will love each other forever!

  43. Jocelyn

    September 28th, 2009 at 3:43 pm

    How beautiful! Happy 4th anniversary!

  44. Cynthia Utterback

    September 28th, 2009 at 3:46 pm

    Happy Anniversary Jasmine & JD. Rodney & I are coming up on our 21st Ann. & in the beginning I thought it would never be possible to love him any more than I did way back then… I was wrong. He is my heartbeat & we are very much still madly in love & passionatly obsessed. I truly enjoy reading about your passion for live, love, photography and one another. You are an inspiration to many! May God Bless you each and preserve your marriage to the very end of forever more.

  45. Candice {The Beautiful Mess}

    September 28th, 2009 at 3:46 pm

    so sweet….

  46. Martha

    September 28th, 2009 at 3:53 pm

    Beautiful, heartfelt blog post!! I love how much you are in love with JD.

  47. Martha

    September 28th, 2009 at 3:54 pm

    Oh, and HAPPY 4th ANNIVERSARY!!! Here’s to many, many more!

  48. Katelyn James

    September 28th, 2009 at 4:04 pm

    Aw jasmine! Congratulations over and over! Isn’t it great to be the example of high school sweethearts that were REAL soul mates! You two are the real deal and I love seeing how you love so deeply…its a testimony and it’s awesome!

  49. Josh Ulmer

    September 28th, 2009 at 4:04 pm

    Congrats!!! My wife & I will share 5 years come this November!!! So great to see artists that are truly in love!!!!

  50. johnna brynn

    September 28th, 2009 at 4:06 pm

    WOW! Happy Anniversary!

  51. Christina

    September 28th, 2009 at 4:08 pm

    this amazes me with words unrefined.

    thank you Jasmine for letting me know it is still out there.

  52. megan plenge

    September 28th, 2009 at 4:14 pm

    happy anniversary J* & JD!! i love this post and love that you shared it with all of us. i pray that i will find a love like yours someday! many blessings to you both.

  53. Aimee

    September 28th, 2009 at 4:15 pm


  54. ohana photographers

    September 28th, 2009 at 4:16 pm

    i never believed in "soul mates" before i met mine. it’s so awesome to hear that you have found yours! may your life with jd continue to bring you happiness.

    happy happy anniversary j*

  55. Ingrid

    September 28th, 2009 at 4:25 pm

    Congratulations! This is beautiful writing straight from the heart.

  56. Sarah K

    September 28th, 2009 at 4:28 pm

    WOW !! WOW !! WOW !!

  57. smitten

    September 28th, 2009 at 4:28 pm

    wow. amazing words & how good it is to love so deeply! happy anniversary!

  58. kelly beane

    September 28th, 2009 at 4:31 pm

    Congratulations guys! What a beautiful, special post!!

  59. Rensche van Dyk

    September 28th, 2009 at 4:35 pm

    Jasmin this is absolutely beautiful, you should write a romance novel. Happy Anniversary and may there be many forevers for you and JD.

  60. Lacey

    September 28th, 2009 at 4:37 pm

    Beautiful writing. This makes me want to write my husband a love note today.
    Congrats to you and JD. God Bless Yall!

  61. krista Anderson

    September 28th, 2009 at 4:42 pm

    WHEW!!!!!! That is love!!!! Congratulations to you both!!! Much love, health and happiness!!

  62. Jackie L.

    September 28th, 2009 at 4:43 pm

    Happy anniversary! May many more years bring you closer and may your love always flourish!

  63. Adrienne Gunde

    September 28th, 2009 at 4:54 pm

    Such a beautifully-written post that had me tearing up by the end. Wishing you many more years of love and obsession to come!

  64. lindsay Ernst

    September 28th, 2009 at 4:58 pm

    Ok, tears are flowing! That was beautiful, you both are very lucky to have each other 🙂 My husband and I call each other "love" as well 🙂 Happy Anniversary and many wonderful years to come!

  65. Ashley

    September 28th, 2009 at 5:06 pm

    Happy anniversary you two! Hope you’ve had a relaxing anniversary week!

  66. B

    September 28th, 2009 at 5:09 pm

    As I said at the reception toast, you are a better, brighter, and bigger person because of JdlT. Yet now I know the relationship has inverse capabilities because he is a better, brighter, and bigger person because of you. I love you both!

  67. diane (

    September 28th, 2009 at 5:20 pm

    Beautiful! Congratulations…what a gift you have gotten in such a wonderful husband, friend, lover.

  68. Lindsay Kay

    September 28th, 2009 at 5:26 pm

    Or better yet, best friends, lovers and soul mates for eternity. Even after death. You two are a beautiful couple! I learn so much from the stories you share. Thank you and Happy Anniversary!

  69. Holly

    September 28th, 2009 at 5:31 pm

    Happy Anniversary Jasmine and JD!!

  70. Savannah

    September 28th, 2009 at 5:35 pm

    Oh man, I’m tearing up, I’m so happy for you two and i look forward to hopefully having this with someone someday. 🙂

  71. Nerinna

    September 28th, 2009 at 5:46 pm

    BEAUTIFUL!!! And happy anniversary to you both.

  72. Melissa Pfannenstiel

    September 28th, 2009 at 6:00 pm

    Happy Anniversary. Beautiful words and inspiring outlook on marriage!

  73. Michael Fletcher

    September 28th, 2009 at 6:07 pm

    Those are such caring and lovely words you have written to and for your husband. Toni and I have been happily married for 15 years. I wish you and JD unending years of happiness together.

  74. Lana DenHarder

    September 28th, 2009 at 6:21 pm

    Happy Anniversary! We share the same date. We are celebrating 7 years today!

  75. Kimberly Loya

    September 28th, 2009 at 6:28 pm

    "Do you know what today is…it’s YOUR anniversary,,,you’re anniversary…" Tony Toni Tone said it best 🙂 Congrats on 4 years together- and TRUST me, with each year, with each trial, with each triumph it just gets better.

  76. jean smith

    September 28th, 2009 at 6:29 pm

    wow, jasmine star…i shed a tear. yes, i did and it’s because you have a passion about life, your hubby, photography, and even your dog that i have never seen before. happy anni and what a beautiful post. oh, and i am embarrassed to say, but i just posted a pic and a little shout out to jasmine on my blog from when i met you in michigan. ohhhh, i am such a nerd…

  77. Events by Heather Ham

    September 28th, 2009 at 6:48 pm

    You should write a book. I’m serious. I mean, at least a book of poetry or something. You’re words are just as beautiful and moving as your photographs. You are a true talent. And HAPPY ANNIVERSARY JAS & JD!!! Here’s to 4,000 more!!!

  78. amanda thiessen

    September 28th, 2009 at 6:49 pm

    congratulations!! so heartfelt and beautiful! <3

  79. brooke bowland

    September 28th, 2009 at 7:09 pm

    gasp. you made my heart smile. enjoy your anni girl!

  80. cassandra m

    September 28th, 2009 at 7:11 pm

    Not sure which is more beautiful…your story or your love. Hummmm…lets just say "your love story" is the most beautiful. HAPPY ANNIVERSARY J* & JD !!!

  81. Danielle

    September 28th, 2009 at 7:14 pm

    Happy Anniversary to a very special couple!

  82. Kimberlee

    September 28th, 2009 at 7:14 pm

    Happy Anniversary!!! xoxo

  83. Leyla N

    September 28th, 2009 at 7:21 pm

    Oh my… thank you for sharing that heartfelt, sensual & beautiful message of love with all of us… I could NOT help but tear up…

    I am a sucker for love stories, especially the happy kinds!

    Happy Anniversary to you guys both! You rock and although I don’t know you personally, I feel like I do, and I gotta admit love you both already!

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  84. Cathy Crawley

    September 28th, 2009 at 7:24 pm

    Aww that is so beautiful! Happy Anniversary Jasmine and JD!

  85. Peyton Cooke

    September 28th, 2009 at 7:26 pm

    Your words left me in tears. I let my friends around me read it and they were awed as well! 🙂 Great blog! Happy Anniversary!

  86. Erma and Maxim

    September 28th, 2009 at 8:08 pm

    J* and JD,

    Enjoy your special day! We wish you many, many, many more years of blissful married life!


  87. Jenny

    September 28th, 2009 at 8:16 pm

    Happy Anniversary Jasmine ! Wish you have a work-free day today !

  88. Navy Sou

    September 28th, 2009 at 8:25 pm

    I wanna say, "Awwww" and "LMAO" all at the same time! Only you can make an obsession sound like it’s okay…lol! Happy Anniversary to you both!

  89. Trude

    September 28th, 2009 at 8:29 pm

    Happy anniversary to one helluva couple!!

  90. Dave Ross Photography

    September 28th, 2009 at 8:43 pm

    Happy Anniversary, Jasmine and JD! May you have many, many more! – Dave

  91. Joan Solitario

    September 28th, 2009 at 8:47 pm

    P.S. what does the heart shaped Rock and the Lock stand for? Is it suppose to be symbolic or is this from a photo shoot?

  92. PUA

    September 28th, 2009 at 9:34 pm

    So beautifully written! Happy Anniverary!

  93. natt

    September 28th, 2009 at 10:08 pm

    Congratulations Jasmine and JD. It’s just wonderful and may you always feel this way =)

  94. Jessica

    September 28th, 2009 at 10:20 pm

    HAPPY, HAPPY ANNIVERSARY!!! You 2 are going to have the luckiest kiddos on the planet! Your post was so beautiful and inspiring. I’ve never been in love, but this raises the bar… and is a reminder that no one should settle for less than TRUE love. Thanks for sharing Jasmine!

  95. Angie

    September 28th, 2009 at 10:32 pm

    Happy Anniversary!!! *TEAR*

  96. Erica Young

    September 28th, 2009 at 10:39 pm

    Congratulations…Happy Anniversary!!!! Wishing you many more years of health, wealth and happiness 🙂

  97. Karen Slate

    September 28th, 2009 at 10:46 pm

    so sweet, so passionate and so real … thanks for sharing and congratulations! I pray you will celebrate many, many more anniversaries with the happiest of memories.

  98. Megan

    September 28th, 2009 at 10:50 pm

    Just beautiful Jasmine! My anniv. was 4 days ago, also for 4 years, and you TOTALLY captured my feelings.. I love your words, I am thinking a tiny, tiny bit more than your photos. Which I thought was impossible!

  99. Simply Dashy Photography

    September 28th, 2009 at 10:52 pm

    Happy Anniversary Jasmine and JD! Wishing you both many more happy and loving years to come.

  100. Nichole Williams

    September 28th, 2009 at 11:13 pm

    Awwww… How sweet : ) Happy Aniversary!

  101. Grace Kim

    September 28th, 2009 at 11:17 pm

    Hope you guys have been enjoying your anniversary week, and especially your anniversary day! Love is so beautiful, especially yours. xoxo

  102. Mich Bilyeu

    September 28th, 2009 at 11:24 pm

    So so so precious!! I was hoping for a Jasmine and JD wedding picture to see how your wedding went down 🙂

  103. OksanaJ.

    September 28th, 2009 at 11:25 pm

    Beautiful! Made me want to cry.

  104. Dee

    September 28th, 2009 at 11:32 pm

    Happy Anniversary! 🙂 This was such a sweet post!

  105. Feuza

    September 28th, 2009 at 11:35 pm

    This is such a powerful piece you wrote Jas, I feel the love between you two all the way in the East Coast and I know God has such great things for the both of you.
    God Bless,

  106. Amy Wenzel

    September 28th, 2009 at 11:44 pm

    I hope you guys have a wonderful day! Your love for each other is really inspiring.

  107. Katie Whitcomb

    September 28th, 2009 at 11:54 pm

    I love this shot! Congrats J* and JD you guys are such an inspiration to us all!

  108. Cynthia Q.

    September 29th, 2009 at 12:01 am

    Happy anniversary lovebirds!

  109. Denise Saucedo

    September 29th, 2009 at 12:15 am

    Wow Jasmine you sure do have a way with words and a way at tugging at one’s heart. I am obsessed with the love that pours out of you and into your blog. I am enamored by your inner beauty. Happy Anniversary to you both. You are such a wonderful couple and deserve all the happiness in the world. Who would have thought the man you were in love with all those years ago is the man you are still obsessed with today. It’s a one in a million kind of love. Enjoy yourselves. xo

  110. Becka @Studio222 Photography

    September 29th, 2009 at 12:15 am


  111. Valerie Acosta

    September 29th, 2009 at 12:21 am

    Cheee-sy. LOL. Just kidding. It was beautiful. Congratulations! – Valerie

  112. Christina Gressianu

    September 29th, 2009 at 12:46 am

    Happy Anniversary! And thank you for sharing it with us. It seems like so many marriages end – it’s sooo good to hear about one that not only works but works happily!

  113. Rachel C.

    September 29th, 2009 at 1:31 am

    Happy Anniversary Jasmine and JD! The photographs you and JD take and the moments yall capture are a great description of the relationship yall have: simply beauitful. I pray that God will bless you with many more happy years together!

  114. jenberry

    September 29th, 2009 at 2:57 am

    infectious and inspiring

  115. Claudia

    September 29th, 2009 at 2:57 am

    Happy Anniversary : Feliz Aniversario!!

  116. Brian Fletcher

    September 29th, 2009 at 3:10 am

    Happy Anniversary! My Wife and I just hit 4 years in April! 🙂

  117. Seanny Ma

    September 29th, 2009 at 3:17 am

    That was beautiful! Happy Anniversary! 🙂

  118. Brandi

    September 29th, 2009 at 3:32 am

    Happy Anniversary Jasmine & JD. Tomorrow (today, I guess, since it’s after midnight here) is actually my and my husband’s second wedding anniversary..!

  119. Audrey

    September 29th, 2009 at 4:21 am


  120. Ginette

    September 29th, 2009 at 4:34 am

    Happy Anniversery! I simply love hearing about the love you two share. It is so refreshing in a world full of pain to hear about joy and love. Thank you. Wish you many many more blessed years with one another!

  121. Mindy

    September 29th, 2009 at 5:48 am

    Happy anniversary Jazzy* and JD!!! Your love and obsession for each other is an inspiration!!! I love, love, love your LOVE for each other!!! Hugs!!! Wishing you many more years of LOVE and HAPPINESS!!!

  122. Lin and Jirsa Photography

    September 29th, 2009 at 6:05 am

    What poetry!!! Amazing as always.. congrats!

  123. Brian Khang

    September 29th, 2009 at 6:44 am

    Happy Anniversary guys!!

  124. Elsie

    September 29th, 2009 at 9:36 am

    Now THAT is love! =) Happy Anniversary Jasmine and JD!

  125. Anouschka

    September 29th, 2009 at 10:25 am

    Happy Anniversary!!! Love this post, so beautiful 🙂

  126. MelissaF

    September 29th, 2009 at 11:12 am

    Beautiful. Congratulations and Happy Anniversary to you both!

  127. Stephanie Greenwell

    September 29th, 2009 at 11:53 am

    That was such a sweet & lovely post! I can’t wait til you two have kids and we get to see your posts to them! 🙂 (I’m not rushing you or anything!) Happy Anniversary and may God bless with many, many more!

  128. Katy Larson

    September 29th, 2009 at 1:04 pm

    I read your post, know what and how you feel. I’ve felt it almost twenty-eight years for the love of my life, congratulations on your anniversary. Wishing you many more years of love and happiness.

  129. kaitlyn johnson

    September 29th, 2009 at 3:48 pm

    Oh Jasmine, this post made me sooo happy! My parents gave me that book when I started dating Jon and I remember the upheaval it caused both of us emotionally. Well-meaning parents can be so mean sometimes. ;-D

  130. Basia

    September 29th, 2009 at 4:23 pm

    I am trying nod to be jealous – it’s damn hard! Love every word you write and every image you capture!

  131. Marissa Rodriguez

    September 29th, 2009 at 4:37 pm

    Happy Anniversary!!!

  132. Nicole C.

    September 29th, 2009 at 4:51 pm

    Awww I looove this post. Happy Anniversary 🙂

  133. Oakstream Photography

    September 29th, 2009 at 5:05 pm

    I swear you are the most creative, word savvy person I know! I love reading your blog…not only to see the UH-MAZING pictures, BUT also because I can’t wait to read what you’ve wrote. ALWAYS sooo creative. WOW! Happy anniversary!

  134. Alejandra Arroyo

    September 29th, 2009 at 7:58 pm

    Awww, that was so sweet of you Jasmine!! Congratulations and may you both share many many more happy years together!! You are both so blessed to have each other!!

  135. Tracey Buyce

    September 29th, 2009 at 8:14 pm

    happy, happy day!

  136. Cory Lane Anderson

    September 29th, 2009 at 10:22 pm

    It’s obvious you know how blessed you are to have found your perfect match….we single girls can only dream!!! Happy Anniversary!

  137. Evelyn Perez

    September 29th, 2009 at 10:59 pm

    I felt like I was ready a Hallmark Card!!!!!!

  138. shanni

    September 29th, 2009 at 11:40 pm

    yay for getting married on 9.28 🙂 oh how I love love…

  139. Jenny

    September 30th, 2009 at 1:55 am

    This gave me chills! Congrats on finding your soulmate! I just celebrated 3 years with mine and I feel the same way…thanks for putting such beautiful feelings into words!

  140. Kate

    September 30th, 2009 at 2:27 am

    Jasmine – seriously. You are such an amazing writer. I told my husband about this post and then read it to him and got choked up! You expressed your love (and how I feel about my husband too) so beautifully! Thank you for sharing your heartfelt words with all of us – who often can’t find just the right words to express what inside our hearts. Thank you!

  141. Pinky

    September 30th, 2009 at 5:54 am

    That was beautiful! Brought me to tears! Happy anniversary!

  142. Chelsea Patricia

    September 30th, 2009 at 3:09 pm


  143. Vilma Deckena

    September 30th, 2009 at 5:50 pm

    and you are publishing your first book when????>……… 🙂

  144. Kayla :)

    September 30th, 2009 at 9:10 pm Jasmine!!! I just fall in love with your writing over and over again, every time I check in on your blog, I just can’t help it!! You are simply THE best – your words linger in my head, and I just want MORE! God has blessed you with many talents girl!!! <3 Thanks for sharing!!

  145. KrisD Mauga

    September 30th, 2009 at 10:24 pm

    So gushy, sweet! I know where you are coming from!

  146. Events by Evonne

    October 1st, 2009 at 9:32 am

    Awww… how sweet. JD is a very lucky man!

  147. Grace Tan

    October 1st, 2009 at 2:41 pm

    Thanks for helping us see that it’s ok to be obsessed – for the right reasons!

  148. Andrew Rozell

    October 1st, 2009 at 4:58 pm

    I love the dip shot on their first dance.

  149. Carolyn

    October 1st, 2009 at 5:26 pm

    Jasmine, when I meet the man that God has waiting for me, I hope I can be a eloquent and truthful in expressing ho I feel for him. Thank you.

  150. Life with Kaishon

    October 1st, 2009 at 5:39 pm

    This is the sweetest, most wonderful love letter anyone could ever hope to get. Did he smile?

  151. Apple

    October 2nd, 2009 at 9:27 am

    happy anniversary to the ultimate couple! <333

  152. karin dailey

    October 6th, 2009 at 1:08 pm

    i’m pretty sure i just cried.

  153. Courtney Allison

    October 7th, 2009 at 1:19 am

    Lovely post. Love this shot!

  154. Serendipity Photography

    October 7th, 2009 at 4:12 am

    Super sweet!! Happy anniversary Jasmine and JD!

  155. Kia Rosado

    October 13th, 2009 at 9:09 pm

    oh jasmine i love your blogs!!!
    this is beautiful beyond words…

  156. Lauren

    October 24th, 2009 at 5:15 pm

    jasmine, you’re absolutely amazing, dunno how else to put it, i’m all tears right now, i hope to find what you have one day 🙂

  157. Claire Emma

    March 20th, 2010 at 4:51 am

    …tears in my eyes. your words are beautiful.

  158. Ashleigh Holloway

    May 1st, 2010 at 3:05 am

    I love how you write about the things that are most important, but that no one writes about. This post made me cry, for real.