Friday, November 30, 2012

November 30, 1991 - November 30, 2012


21 years today... 
9 babies, bills, 

mountain top experiences, Jesus, 


walking through the valleys, tough times 

 and forgiveness...



We would do it all over again...  What an adventure it truly has been!  It has been an encouragement to see both of our parents keep their marriage vows for over 45 years!

Real love is always forgiving and never giving up...  forgiveness cannot be mentioned enough...  forgiveness...

This marriage is not a fairy tale of romance or an ideal you may look and see "their" story as...  
-Moving to a 40 acre farm and living old fashioned, having a slew of babies at a big farm table with oil lights and big farm dinners from scratch...  Hubby working as a farmer and the family singing hymns by guitar and farming with horses-  Our marriage is all of this for sure...  But our marriage has walked through some deep valleys, we have had mounting bills and living way below any means, hard times, disappointments and more.  But what keeps this marriage going  strong is Jesus and forgiveness.  Marriage is hard work with God in the mix...  I cannot imagine making it without Him...  

The real romance of this story is that we stuck together through thick and thin...

I am thankful we have the legacy of 21 years so far to give our children our children's children...

We would do it all over again.  It has truly been an adventure and I cannot imagine doing it with anyone else...  

This song was sang at our wedding day 21 years ago today and still stands true today



xo

HomemakerAng and The Gentle Giant

8 comments:

Happy Days said...

Happy Anniversary and my God Grant you peace and love for another 21 years!! I'm on my 42nd year! Life is a challenge no matter how or where you live. God Bless you and yours! ...debbie

Peggy said...

A very Happy and Blessed Anniversary!!

doo said...

Happy Anniversary! Wonderful pictures!!

kimberly in idaho said...

Happy anniversary! Such an inspiring post and great pictures!

Linda Lu said...

What a beautiful letter for your Anniversary. May our dear Father bless you with many many more wonderful years of happiness. I just love the pictures in the field. ;o) Happy Anniversary!!

Linda Lu said...

What a gorgeous page for your anniversary. I just love the pictures in the field of the two of you. May our Father bless you with many many more years of happiness and wonderment! Happy Anniversary.

goatldi said...

Congrats! We are 41 years and it is up and down, down and up. Give and take and love and grrrrrrrrrrr!

But more than anything it is now for in sickness and in health. God holds us in his arms. A dance I would have not danced with anyone else, love you honey.

May you have many more!

Marmee's Pantry said...

Happy anniversary!!!!

My husband & I sing (stopped counting at 100 weddings) & we did this song at MANY weddings in the 90's & early 2000's. The words are a blessing.

Blessings from Ohio ...

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