In a nation where marriages seem to be crumbling on every hand; where the glorious privilege of mirroring the relationship between Christ and His Bride before the world is desperately undervalued; where husbands and wives are losing sight of their calling to oneness in Christ…

… it is with heartfelt gratitude to the Lord that we have recently had opportunities to celebrate the marriage anniversaries of two very special couples!

 

~ Our dear, precious parents… We are the blessed beneficiaries of your choice, and of your daily choices, to remain faithful to each other, to love one another with self-sacrificing commitment and devotion, to display before all who are watching what it means to bring glory to the Lord through the relationship of two individuals made one in Him. We love you dearly!

Happy 26th Anniversary!!

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~Uncle Willis and Aunt Myrtle Smith… It doesn’t seem like five years ago that we were in GA to help celebrate your 65th anniversary, but what a joy it was to be there again a few weeks ago to celebrate your 70th! You two are a lovely example of love in Christ that has not grown dim even through the passing of many years. We love you!

Happy 70th Anniversary!!

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(And, for those of you who like interesting little details, in the past two weeks we’ve celebrated 96 years of faithfulness! Smile Hip, hip… HOORAH!)