Toby and Sun-Young were Blessed in marriage in 2012 and currently reside in Indianapolis, Indiana.
BFM: So Toby, why is the Marriage Blessing important to you?
I realized the importance of the Blessing through watching my own parents, and through seeing that the love they had for each other and for my siblings and I simply had to come from somewhere greater. Learning that their love originated in God and True Parents and was given to them through the Blessing, I knew I wanted it as well!
BFM: That’s awesome! Thank you. And how was the day of your Blessing Ceremony?
The day of my Blessing was amazing, crazy, exhausting, and exhilarating. We were blessed in Korea, and I felt so lucky to be in the presence of True Parents for that important day.
BFM: How about now? How has married life been since that day?
Since then, my wife and I have lived in New York for a year, and now in Indiana for a year and a half. “Blessed life” is truly named appropriately, because I’ve never felt so blessed and loved by God than experiencing life everyday with my wife. Our little family has always felt called to take care of other Blessed Couples.
BFM: That sounds exciting. Do you two have any ambitions for the future?
Something about receiving the Blessing with so many other couples in Korea gave us a heart to take care of them, so any opportunity we get we love to double date or invite couples over to our home. Right now I am working as the pastor of the Indianapolis Family Church in Indiana, and my wife is in school getting her degree in Art Education, but all the while we put focus and intentional effort and love into our relationship.
BFM: Thank you for sharing with us, Toby and Sun-Young!