Our 50th

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Yesterday was our fiftieth wedding anniversary. Our whole family came home to celebrate with us. It was a wonderful day together. I received this tile from my wife for our twenty-fifth anniversary. This year I wrapped it up and gave it back to her. A reminder of the fifty years we have spent together.  Like our relationship, it has been cracked, but not broken. Now it is cemented together and stronger than ever

Happy Anniversary, my love…
Fifty years have flown by;
Through the years one thing remains; our vow of commitment to stay together for better and for worse.
We enjoyed many great years together with our family and our church. Our faith brought us through the Valley of the Shadow of death and out the other side.
We love our wonderful children and grandchildren. We pray that each one will use the values and principals we have taught them to find their own way.
I love you as much today as I did when we said our vows fifty years ago. Our love has grown and changed over the years, but I believe the love that brought us together was God ordained and he has seen us through.
Happy Anniversary my dear…
I love you with all my heart. I look forward to our next 50 years together.
December 27, 1969 – 2019

Photo: Dwight Roth

 

37 thoughts on “Our 50th

  1. Congratulations Dwight (and your wife). I’m together with my sweetheart for over 36 years now. Not yet 50, but if time allows us we most likely will some day. I second your wise words: ‘our love has changed over the years.’ I love my love just as much as I did in the beginning, but differently. It’s not a matter of quantity but of quality, and that doesn’t mean more or less, it means according to the evolution of our lifes, our personal and our mutual beings. I think it’s a wonderful thing to celebrate. Another 50 years! Why not!

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