Thursday, August 6, 2015

A Day to Celebrate!

Today is our 32nd anniversary!  We had a lovely dinner at Anthony's on the Bayou, a restaurant perched on the bayou and sheltered by towering oaks.  We watched the sun cast a golden glow to the sky as it slipped from the horizon.  We talked about our wedding day and the young dreams we had for our life. We reminisced about our 32 years together and we thanked God for His abundant blessings.  

Many people ask what it takes to have a good and lasting marriage.  There are many things, but most importantly, there must be three in a marriage:  a husband, a wife, and our Lord.  Dr. Billy Graham was once asked for advice by an engaged couple.  Listen to his wise answer..." What difference can Christ make in your marriage? First, He will give you a new love for each other -- a love based not on your own selfish needs and desires, but on what you can do to help each other. That type of love -- the type Christ has for us.  In addition, Christ will help you stay pure and committed to each other, because you know He brought you together and is always with you. Jesus said, "Therefore, what God has joined together, let man not separate" (Matthew 19:6)."  Wise words for all couples.  

It amazes me that even before God created me, He knew that one day I would meet the one "whom my soul" would love and we would eventually be joined in marriage.  It amazes me that even though we lived in different areas of the world and at times on different continents, the Lord knew that one day we would cross paths. I am so very thankful that our Lord planned for this little girl to one day meet this little boy and fall in love.

Blessings from Still Woods Farmhouse




10 comments:

  1. Congratulation on your Anniversary. Sounds like you had a very special dinner and sounds so romantic.
    Mary

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    1. Thank you Mary! We had a delicious dinner and topped it off with a piece of key lime pie. It is a very romantic setting and luckily the rain stayed away and we were able to see one of our glorious sunsets off the bayou. Have a wonderful weekend and thanks for stopping by!
      Blessings from Lynda at Still Woods Farmhouse

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    1. Thank you Lorraine! My how time has flown! It seems like just yesterday I was fretting with last minute wedding preparations.
      Blessings from Lynda

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    1. Thank you Elizabeth for stopping by and wishing us a happy anniversary. It was the first day of school yesterday and we both work for a large school district on the coast. It was nice to end a hectic day with a nice dinner! Have a wonderful weekend!
      Blessings from Lynda at Still Wood Farmhouse

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  4. Beautiful post! A very Happy Anniversary to you!

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    1. Thank you Ellen. That means a lot to me. Have a terrific weekend!
      Blessings from Lynda at Still Woods Farmhosue

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  5. That's a nice way to end a special day. Hubby and I had our 44th Anniversary. Pamela from WV

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    1. Congratulations Pamela on 44 years of marriage! Wishing you many more years together! Thanks for stopping by and come back soon!
      Blessings from Lynda at Still Woods Farmhouse

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