This weekend was probably the most relaxing, refreshing weekend that I have had in quite some time. I did not get on my computer at all until Sunday evening, I took a break from wedding planning until Sunday evening, I spent a lot of time reflecting on my relationship with Brian and God and I am so thankful for it.
Brian and I spent the weekend at the Our Lady of Fatima retreat center in Indianapolis with several other engaged couples on our Tobit Marriage Preparation Weekend Retreat.
When I found out that we had to go and that it would mean an entire weekend away from “work” I grew anxious. I had no idea what to expect, I had a million things on my to-do list, and I felt very overwhelmed.
Even on Friday, just before heading to the retreat center for the weekend I was having a full moment where I was trying to organize my thoughts, everything that needed to get done with my personal life, the wedding, and work and I just felt stuck.
This retreat could not have come at a better time.
Most of the time was spent with each other discussing our future. This was truly a weekend to focus on the actual marriage rather than the wedding. I so needed that, and this weekend allowed me to take a step back and remember all of the wonderful reasons why I wanted to commit my life to Brian in the first place.
It was beautiful!
We were also able to connect with quite a few of the other couples, and I can’t wait for these new friendships to blossom!
If you are Catholic and your church gives you the option to attend the Tobit retreat, I HIGHLY recommend it
I hope you all had an amazing weekend as well and are ready to conquer the week and any big challenges or events that you may have ahead of you!
Time to Share:
- What is one highlight from your weekend?