My good friend Ruhiyyih (Rose) got engaged last weekend. I’m posting this as a way of saying a huge CONGRATULATIONS but also, to share their story.

Matt & Rose

[Photo by Stephen Elliot]

“If Jesus can be extravagant with grace, then I can be extravagant with what I have to” the email read.

I stared at the computer screen, fighting tears. A blogging friend, someone I have never met but felt a strong kindred-spirit connection with, had just made the most outrageous offer I’d ever heard.

Read the rest of their engagement story over on Rose’s blog.