Ben Affleck and Jennifer Lopez are ready to get married!

Most people believe that once you break up with an ex you should never go back. But in the age of conscious, and enlightenment many people are able to see how they may have caused problems in their past relationships. In addition to dating other people, one can begin to grow appreciation for divine connections and soulmates.

Jennier Lopez and Ben Affleck seem to be on that path.

The pair who rekindled their romance last year — is now engaged. Lopez shared the news in her On the JLo newsletter days after she was photographed wearing what appeared to be an engagement ring earlier this week.

She revealed the exciting update in a Friday evening email to her inner circle. The message to fans included a clip of Lopez admiring a huge, green diamond on her ring finger, an image of which was also shared by her sister on social media.

Lopez teased the “major announcement” with a video on Twitter that same night. “So I have a really exciting and special story to share…” Lopez told her followers. She also added a diamond ring emoji to her Twitter handle.

Lopez recently told PEOPLE what makes their connection different now compared to 18 years ago, saying, “We’re older now, we’re smarter, we have more experience, we’re at different places in our lives, we have kids now, and we have to be very conscious of those things.”