Thursday, July 7, 2011

You're still the one!

Today, I woke up early and just laid in bed watching my sweetest while he was still in dreamland. It has been awhile since I last did it.

School is already over and now I have more time to stay in bed. I don't need to hurry up to go to work because I am now a certified bum [LOL]. And as I lay tracing his face with my fingers so carefully not wanting to wake him up... memories of some 4 years ago came flashing back.

Yes, four years ago... on this exact day... we said "I do". Yes, today is our 4th Wedding Anniversary. It has been fours years now and I can't believe that we are still together. Not that I wish otherwise, it's just that after all the ups and downs and all the things that we have been through, I can't believe that we still have the strength to hold on and not give up.

Well, we are just typical couples with typical problems like everybody else. We are ordinary people with ordinary trials and hurdles but we were able to conquer them in our extra-ordinary way. And we are just simple human beings not trying hard to be super heroes wanting to save the world but save our relationship the best way we can.

Today... I opted not to write him the usual I-don't-know-if-he-actually-read-or-have-a-clue-that-it-actually-exist love letter but rather sing him a special song that fits what I feel right now. Yes, this is the only way I can give justice to my singing talent without humiliating myself in the process. LOL. And this is also the best way to save me the time and the energy to think of what I want to tell my Sweetest on our special day.

So here we go... hmmmmmm [I started humming. Yeah!]

[Oops! Narrating first.]
I first saw you, I saw love.
And the first time you touched me, I felt love.
And after all this time, you're still the one I love.)

[Now singing with my eyes closed.]
Looks like we made it
Look how far we've come my baby
We mighta took the long way
We knew we'd get there someday

They said, "I bet they'll never make it"
But just look at us holding on
We're still together still going strong

Chorus: [Banging my head now!LOL]
(You're still the one)
You're still the one I run to
The one that I belong to
You're the one I want for life
(You're still the one)
You're still the one that I love
The only one I dream of
You're still the one I kiss good night

Ain't nothin' better
We beat the odds together
I'm glad we didn't listen
Look at what we would be missin'

I'm so glad we made it
Look how far we've come my baby

My Dear Sweetest,

Happy Anniversary Sweetest. I hope you like my song. Tonight, I will sing it to you again... in the comfort of our bed... with the rhythm of the humming sound of the A/C [looks like it will be another humid night]... with the romantic ambiance of our bedroom brought by the calming and lightly lit Himalayan salt rock lamp... while watching CSI. [DANG IT!] hahaha. Whatever! But as you lay down to sleep tonight I want you to know that - I love you more than you ever know. Thank you for your patience for 4 long years. I hope it is renewable for another term. wink*

Your Sweetie.


Tes said...

Dearest Ruthi, this is a beautiful post! It really warms the heart. The photos are beautiful. You both look so in love! I love the song too. Am singing here with you and yes, banging my head too! :) Hahaha! Happy Anniversary dear friend! More wonderful years ahead! *hugs*

sterndal said...

you're so beautiful

gusto ko pag kinasal ako ganyan din yung dress ko


simple lang

pero maganda talaga

tsaka favorite ko din yan song

kasi ang galing nung drums effect sa umpisa tsaka xempre yung lyrics so sweet

congratulations on your happy love life