By Claire Balungi
Denying himself for God and for his sweetheart, David Muyimbwa accepted the challenge to wait three years to marry Barbara Valuvala upon her request. He prayed she wouldn’t meet another man that would take her away, but mostly, he asked God to help him not see another girl.
In 2014, a younger David had spotted beautiful Valuvala at St Nicholas Cathedral, Namungoona. He didn’t make a move up till 2018 when he approached and allowed himself to enjoy her principle and discipline. Valuvala’s family is one that emphasizes moral culture and religious code, and Valuvala’s character is evident of her upbringing. In fact, this is one of the things that keenly attract David to Valuvala every day.
From a distance
Oceans apart, David and Valuvala managed their friendship as they often corresponded by phone call. He was in Greece while she was back here in Uganda loving him from a distance. One day, he returned and asked to take her to Kabira Country Club. Here, he made his intention known to her. He was sure this is who he needed in his life forever, only he had a test to beat before she’d be his… He had to wait three years before they’d get intimate. “I was a God-fearing virgin and always wished to lose it after my wedding since I believed sex outside marriage was a sin with and against one’s body which the Lord uses to rule the earth. Despite my love for David, I had to follow my heart and religious beliefs.” explains Valuvala
David admits it was a tough row to hoe but he had to be patient until the three years elapsed. Click to read more…