I looked around and smiled. So much work and we finally did it. This was the chance we needed to get out of debt. With this contract, we could finally buy the extra acres we needed to expand our operation. When James smiled back, I knew it was time. Here, in the middle of nowhere, surrounded by our herd.
“Come here,” I said, extending my arm toward James. Pressing him against my chest, I inhaled his scent. I framed his face with my hands and rested my forehead against his. Closing my eyes, I said a small prayer. “Marry me.”
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