LOOK: Rica Peralejo, pastor husband mark 9th wedding anniversary
Rica Peralejo looked back on her adventures with husband, Christian pastor Joseph Bonifacio, to celebrate their ninth wedding anniversary.
The former actress enumerated in an Instagram post today, Jan. 30, how their journey together as husband and wife has so far spanned having three cars and four houses, riding several planes and trains to get to their destinations, and having four children — “1 on earth, 1 in tummy and 2 with Jesus” — all of which have been possible only because “God chose the one and only person” for her.
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9 years, 3 cars, 4 houses, 3 surgeries, 1 graduation, 2 masterals (ongoing), 2 local centers, countless plane/train,/boat rides, many many nations, several mountains, 1 diving accident, numerous hospital runs, 4 babies (1 on earth, 1 in tummy, 2 with Jesus)… And still, so much can’t be quantified in this marriage. Too many things in between where God and God alone was able to bring us through each and every season. It hasn’t been easy but I am sure God chose the one and only person I can perfectly go through all of these things with. All these years, all the joys and pains, but you are the only perfect person to share them with. I love you @josephbonifacio !!! Happy 9th year to us. ⭐️
“… And still, so much can’t be quantified in this marriage,” Peralejo said. “Too many things in between where God and God alone was able to bring us through each and every season.”
“All these years, all the joys and pains, but you are the only perfect person to share them with,” she gushed about Bonifacio.
Meanwhile, Bonifacio also expressed how grateful he was for being married to “his best friend,” adding, “This has only been possible by God’s grace.”
He explained that what makes their marriage special is that it is about making “a covenant before God and with your spouse to stay together amidst challenges, trying times, major fights, and hair loss,” with the last line a joke about him going bald.
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Thank you, Lord, for nine years of being married to my best friend. This has only been possible by God’s grace. That’s what makes marriage special. It’s not about the piece of paper, or what the government says it is or isn’t, or just fulfilling a social contract. It’s about make a covenant before God and with your spouse to stay together amidst challenges, trying times, major fights, and hair loss. It’s about trusting God to bring you through all the seasons of life. And that gives us the faith and excitement for the future.
The two have one son, Philip, born in 2014. Peralejo is currently four months pregnant with their second child, after suffering two miscarriages, in 2016 and 2017. JB
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