35 Years

35 Years

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He asked me to take my camera to church and meet in his office. My father isn’t one to ask for pictures, so I knew this was a special request. My parents recently celebrated their 35th wedding anniversary and I’ve never seen my father so proud. It’s been a long road for my parents and each day they work hard at loving each other, so my father asked if I could take a photo of them. On their special day.

Dad: Did you bring your camera?
Me: Yes…did you bring your checkbook?
Dad: Checkbook? For WHAT?! And who uses checks anymore…this is the 21st century, baby!
Me: Well, how are you going to pay me for my services?
Dad: How much do I owe you?
Me: Well…I’ll give you a discount, but it’ll still be a few thousand dollars.
Dad: Hmm…once I deduct the cost of your braces, the three pairs of glasses you broke, the library fines, the parking tickets from high school, the hospital bill from your mother’s c-section for birthing you, and the $20 dollars you borrowed last week, I’d say you have outstanding balance.
Me: Fine, I’ll settle for you telling your other children I’m your favorite. Obviously.
Dad: You got yourself a deal.

Here’s to another 35 years together…

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  1. Priti -

    Adorable! Congratulations to your rents!

      11.15.11 - 2:10 pm

  2. Life with Kaishon -

    So thankful for good parents : )

      11.15.11 - 2:13 pm

  3. Claudia -

    It’s awesome to see a couple together for so long…. 🙂

      11.15.11 - 2:16 pm

  4. Susan Evans -

    Beautiful couple, your parents. So sweet that your dad wanted a photo taken on their anniversary.

      11.15.11 - 2:20 pm

  5. Amy Paulson -

    And smiles abound all day long. Please tell them a huge whopping, cartwheel worthy thank you for sticking it out, saying I’m sorry, seeing the best in the other, loving with all of themselves instead of just part and for seeking God the whole way. Happy 35 years and here’s to another 35 more…

      11.15.11 - 2:27 pm

  6. Lynae -

    Beautiful

      11.15.11 - 2:30 pm

  7. Kathy Guzman -

    So beautiful! Cheers to you and your parents!

      11.15.11 - 2:41 pm

  8. Tina Nandi -

    Such a great photo!

      11.15.11 - 2:46 pm

  9. Penny Wolfe -

    Stories about your Dad always make me smile. He sounds like quite a character but always full of love!

      11.15.11 - 2:53 pm

  10. Whitney Dupuis -

    Beautiful. Everything about this post was beautiful. Happy Anniversary to your parents!

      11.15.11 - 2:55 pm

  11. elizabeth s. -

    What a beautiful picture of what apparently seems to be beautiful souls. Happy Anniversary to your parents! My parents would have been married 50 years this year! I continue to pray my husband and I will strive to love and respect one another for 35, 40, 50 years to come! (He’s made it pretty easy for the last 21 years!)
    Have a great day!
    E.

      11.15.11 - 2:56 pm

  12. Autumn Teesdale -

    Your parents are beautiful Jasmine! I think it’s wonderful that they have been together this long! What an inspiration!

      11.15.11 - 3:03 pm

  13. Raymond Nikyuluw -

    Best post ever Jasmine! Priceless and the picture too!

      11.15.11 - 3:04 pm

  14. naomi chokr -

    what a great picture and post! congratulations to your parents for 35 years of marriage. you dont see that in this day and age anymore.

      11.15.11 - 3:18 pm

  15. Janet Cruz -

    Ohhhh, Just beautiful! <3

      11.15.11 - 3:21 pm

  16. elebr -

    My parents c

      11.15.11 - 3:23 pm

  17. Wangu Wachira -

    I love this post, J*. It has converted me from your blogstalker. Officially. Happy anniversary to your folks and may they have many more happy ones.

      11.15.11 - 3:24 pm

  18. Carrie K -

    My parents celebrated 36 years yesterday! I told them last night, as soon as I get to CA for Christmas, we’re doing a family photo shoot. 🙂

      11.15.11 - 3:24 pm

  19. Liz -

    Love this. I am hoping to do the same for my parents when I go home in March. It’s wonderful not only for them to have, but for you to have also. Beautiful!!

      11.15.11 - 3:29 pm

  20. Tanya De Leeuw -

    Hearty congratulations to your lovely parents! Not many people can say their relationship stood the test of time!

      11.15.11 - 3:34 pm

  21. LEOLAK -

    Hilarious convo between you and your dad! Adorable! LOVE the photo and a Happy Belated Anniversary to your parents! Such a great example for many! Here’s to another 35!!!

      11.15.11 - 3:47 pm

  22. Nancy -

    Cute. That is awesome to hear, especially with the high divorce rate these days. What a blessing and inspiration.

      11.15.11 - 3:47 pm

  23. Molly W. -

    AWE.SOME. to all of it. Happy anniversary you two!

      11.15.11 - 3:53 pm

  24. Jennifer Hudspeth -

    I absolutely love this.

      11.15.11 - 4:02 pm

  25. April Kerley -

    So beautiful! Congratulations to your parents. Today my husband and myself celebrate our 12 year anniversary! Love is a beautiful thing 🙂 Thanks for your inspiration in your life and art. Have a blessed day!

      11.15.11 - 4:06 pm

  26. The New Diplomat's Wife -

    to thirty five and more, congratulations!

      11.15.11 - 4:07 pm

  27. natasha -

    I love posts about your parents. x Happy Anniversary from the UK! 😉 x

      11.15.11 - 4:07 pm

  28. Bill Raab -

    OMG that is a beautiful picture of them. Dad got a good deal!

      11.15.11 - 4:07 pm

  29. Jennifer Jar -

    I LOVE this post…and I love you…and I love your parents. Congrats to 35 years!!!!

      11.15.11 - 4:07 pm

  30. Stephanie -

    What a beautiful couple…a wonderful legacy!

      11.15.11 - 4:08 pm

  31. Kristi Hill -

    Congrats! My parents just celebrated 40 years together! It’s an amazing thing these days!

      11.15.11 - 4:08 pm

  32. Whitney Huynh -

    This is simply beautiful. There are no other words for it. Brought a tear to my eye. I know your parents have been through a lot, but look at them. Look at their love. It’s a beautiful thing and you should be very proud.

      11.15.11 - 4:09 pm

  33. Annia -

    Bahahaha! That is all.

      11.15.11 - 4:09 pm

  34. Crystal -

    This is a very sweet and funny story! Thanks so much for sharing!

      11.15.11 - 4:10 pm

  35. Julie O'Dell -

    Awwww…so beautiful! Thanks for sharing.

      11.15.11 - 4:10 pm

  36. Tara -

    Love it!

      11.15.11 - 4:10 pm

  37. Janice -

    Beautiful parents!!! Happy Anniversary!

      11.15.11 - 4:11 pm

  38. Adrea Thomas -

    Beautiful. Here’s to 35 more.

      11.15.11 - 4:11 pm

  39. Christopher Johnston -

    I bet you didn’t realize you were running up a tab as a kid.

      11.15.11 - 4:11 pm

  40. Katia -

    BEAUTIFUL J* – and it also made me LOL!!

      11.15.11 - 4:12 pm

  41. Abby Grace -

    After reading EXPOSED cover to cover, I feel like I know your family. Congratulations to your parents! What a beautiful couples!

      11.15.11 - 4:13 pm

  42. Beria Charles -

    Congratulations! this is so beautiful! The picture! The story! The belief that marriage is forever!

      11.15.11 - 4:13 pm

  43. Ruby -

    Lol! Your dad has a wonderful sense of humor! 🙂 Congratulations to your beautiful parents on 35 wonderful years!

      11.15.11 - 4:13 pm

  44. Scott Brown -

    That’s awesome! Congratulations to your parents!

      11.15.11 - 4:15 pm

  45. Yadira -

    So sweet!!! Congratulations to your mom and dad!!

      11.15.11 - 4:16 pm

  46. Ruby Acosta -

    Congratulations to Pastor Pancho and Millie. Your parents are amazing. I love them.

      11.15.11 - 4:16 pm

  47. Haley Johnston -

    I LOVE the conversation portion of this post you included! Made me laugh so hard! It reminded me of something my Dad would say! Congratulations to your parents and I love the photo!!!

      11.15.11 - 4:16 pm

  48. Nanette Gordon-Cramton -

    They are beautiful, Jasmine, just beautiful….

      11.15.11 - 4:16 pm

  49. Alyssa Armstrong -

    Oh my GOD, Jasmine, this is such a gorgeous picture. I love the emotion! 🙂 Congrats to your folks! <3

      11.15.11 - 4:18 pm

  50. Candice C Wright -

    How beautiful. Brings tears to my eyes. So good to see two people together that long. God Bless them.

      11.15.11 - 4:18 pm

  51. Shannon K. -

    What a handsome couple. I can only imagine how proud they have to be of all they’ve accomplished. You often talk about sacrifices…the sacrifices these two have made in order to make sure their children can live out their dreams…they must be countless. But I know this…as a parent…there is no greater dream than seeing your children live theirs.

      11.15.11 - 4:18 pm

  52. Kate -

    ADORE! Happy Anniversary to your parents. What a sweet photo<3

      11.15.11 - 4:19 pm

  53. Christopher Walker -

    That’s awesome. Congrats to your parents and your new status!

      11.15.11 - 4:19 pm

  54. cheryl -

    Perfection! I love to read your recounts of interactions with your parents. 35 More, yes!

      11.15.11 - 4:19 pm

  55. Lew -

    Awesome story and fantastic photo! Congrats to your parents for 35 years together.

      11.15.11 - 4:20 pm

  56. Sandra Fazzino Photography -

    So good to see love that endures all seasons. Just beautiful. Inspiring, once again. : )

      11.15.11 - 4:20 pm

  57. Tami Weingartner -

    What a nice photo….your Dad looks so adoring of your mother.

    Congrats to them and your whole family as well.

      11.15.11 - 4:20 pm

  58. The Detailed Life -

    This is great! Love the clarity. I photographed my folks earlier this year, for their 30th anniversary- it’s feels great to give anyone a great set of prints, but to take such wonderful photos for your family… it’s really special when we can do this.

      11.15.11 - 4:21 pm

  59. Sarah Trulove -

    This is just a sweet picture, Jasmine. Congrats to your parents!

      11.15.11 - 4:21 pm

  60. brianna -

    my favorite couple in the universe. love you guys. xoxo

      11.15.11 - 4:22 pm

  61. Aimee Reynolds -

    What a gorgeous portrait to remember such a wonderful milestone! I see where you get your beauty from! 🙂

      11.15.11 - 4:23 pm

  62. B -

    Think what you like, but I’M the favorite. 😉

      11.15.11 - 4:23 pm

  63. Marisa Taylor -

    there is no words for how beautiful this is. I’ve only been with my husband for 8 years, and married for 2. 35 years is amazing. All the love to your parents!

      11.15.11 - 4:23 pm

  64. Yuliya M. -

    Congratulations to your parents!

      11.15.11 - 4:24 pm

  65. Manik -

    LOVE this.

      11.15.11 - 4:25 pm

  66. Gail -

    SO sweet. As adults (in our own marriages), we can truly understand the gift having happily married parents is to us. Such a blessing!

      11.15.11 - 4:33 pm

  67. Julie -

    Oh! How wonderful! Congrats on 35 years!

      11.15.11 - 4:36 pm

  68. Summer Miles -

    That sounds like a conversation my mother and I had not too long ago. 🙂 Love is beautiful in all of its stages. Congratulations to your parents! XoXo

      11.15.11 - 4:36 pm

  69. Laura Stricklin -

    LOVE

      11.15.11 - 4:37 pm

  70. Kristine -

    Congrats to your papa and mama! I love his teachings!!

      11.15.11 - 4:38 pm

  71. Roberta Fisher -

    This could be my favorite post by you, LOVE!

      11.15.11 - 4:42 pm

  72. Stephanie -

    DAWWWWWWWWW.

      11.15.11 - 4:45 pm

  73. Andrea -

    The comment reminding you of everything you’ve cost him reminds me of my dad! lol Great photo of some great parents! Props to getting the favorite child title. I’ll have to remember that comeback next time! lol

      11.15.11 - 4:47 pm

  74. RC -

    Congratulations Poncho and Millie 35 years of marriage!! What an example you are to your children and to the rest of us!! Hard work pays off. God Bless you all and celebrate!

      11.15.11 - 4:49 pm

  75. anouschka -

    happy anniversary to your parents!

      11.15.11 - 4:50 pm

  76. Mike Moore -

    Simply beautiful.

      11.15.11 - 4:51 pm

  77. Monica -

    Soooo sweet! Happy Anniversary~

      11.15.11 - 4:53 pm

  78. Lucia -

    Cute!!

      11.15.11 - 4:56 pm

  79. Marylin -

    Incredibly beautiful. Congratulations!

      11.15.11 - 5:01 pm

  80. Kathleen B. -

    Wow! Congratulations to your parents! i remember when it was just you, Bianca and Alex 🙂 at taylor ranch …time certainly flies by! Praying for wonderful years ahead!

      11.15.11 - 5:05 pm

  81. Jennifer -

    Adorable 🙂

      11.15.11 - 5:07 pm

  82. Marissa Rodriguez -

    i love this so much! happy anniversary to your parents!!!

      11.15.11 - 5:07 pm

  83. Kate Douthwright -

    My parents have been together almost as long through all of the hard times and of course the good times too! Happy anniversary to your amazing parents!

      11.15.11 - 5:07 pm

  84. Shannon Sorensen -

    So touching. I have tears in my eyes. My parents are celebrating 35 years next spring with a vow renewal and it refreshes my heart to know there are people out there just as happy and more in love than ever after all those years together. Cheers to your parents!

      11.15.11 - 5:10 pm

  85. Shawna -

    Too freakin’ adorable! Such a lovely pic of them. <3

      11.15.11 - 5:13 pm

  86. Karen -

    Ha, your dad is funny. Congrats to your parents. =]

      11.15.11 - 5:23 pm

  87. Tami Inoue -

    What a great photo…35 years. What a great testimony of putting love to work. Congratulations to them!

      11.15.11 - 5:24 pm

  88. Diana -

    Congratulations on your 35th Wedding Anniversary Pastor Pancho and Mrs. Millie. May God bless you with lots of love, happiness, and health. Thank you for being awesome servants of our Lord Jesus and making CCM a beautiful place to be a part of. Congratulations and God bless you once again! <3

      11.15.11 - 5:29 pm

  89. alfagetti -

    Oh Wow. Gorgeous photo. Congrats to Mr. and Mrs. "Parents".
    (You done good!)

      11.15.11 - 5:31 pm

  90. John Cruz -

    Aww… that brought a smile to my face!

      11.15.11 - 5:33 pm

  91. Lisa -

    Your parents look like movie stars. Seriously! Happy 35th to them.

      11.15.11 - 5:34 pm

  92. angel canary -

    Aw, they are such an adorable couple! Congrats to them on 35 years!!! I’m sure you hear this a lot, but when I first met your mom (I didn’t know she was you mom until later) there was this "glow" about her. Seriously, I know that sounds so corny, but really it was like I could see her spirit glowing through her. Just in that brief moment I could tell her family and husband were so very lucky to have her in their lives. 😉

      11.15.11 - 5:36 pm

  93. Patricia Lorenzo -

    Que lindos!! 🙂

      11.15.11 - 5:36 pm

  94. Andreina -

    Great post! I feel like I somehow know your Dad by the quotes you post. Is he a Pastor? He sounds like such a wise man. Congratulations to your parents! Much love… Andie

      11.15.11 - 5:38 pm

  95. Michel -

    this just gave me the shivers. congrats to your awesome folks!
    of course you’re the fave.

      11.15.11 - 5:45 pm

  96. Karen C -

    LOVE the story. You & your dad obviously have an amazing relationship. Inquiring minds want to know, though – did he fulfill his end of the bargain? 😉 GORGEOUS shot, too. Your parents are beautiful.

      11.15.11 - 5:52 pm

  97. Amy Jo -

    Oh heavens, look at your cute parents! Happy 35 years to them!

      11.15.11 - 5:55 pm

  98. Carina -

    Guess you got your funny side from your dad 😉 Congrats to your parents!

      11.15.11 - 6:03 pm

  99. W. Lotus -

    I like how your dad thinks. 🙂 I also like the photo.

      11.15.11 - 6:04 pm

  100. Lydia -

    Your father is a smart man! 😉 Love this picture!

      11.15.11 - 6:25 pm

  101. Marcin -

    Great!!! Your stories always make my day 🙂 .Thanks

      11.15.11 - 6:30 pm

  102. kathleen frank -

    Oh goodness, after reading the first part of Exposed last night, about your mom and her struggles, about you and law school and leaving to be with her, I am sitting here at work just about in tears looking at this photo. Beautiful.

      11.15.11 - 7:01 pm

  103. Stacey -

    That actually made me lol f’real. Annnd cry at the same time. How did you do that?! : )

      11.15.11 - 7:12 pm

  104. Jim Hutchison -

    Thanks Jasmine. I forwarded this to a "home-boy" friend of your dad’s. He appreciated it. God’s blessings to you and your family.
    Jim Hutchison, Bend, Oregon

      11.15.11 - 7:23 pm

  105. tardy -

    what a great story!

      11.15.11 - 7:27 pm

  106. Katelyn James -

    Here’s to many more years of marriage and ministry together!!! What an awesome couple:)

      11.15.11 - 7:28 pm

  107. Lauren Wakefield -

    This makes my heart happy. You have a great example to follow. My parents are coming up on 30 years and this post reminds me that it is something the definitely needs to be documented.

      11.15.11 - 8:03 pm

  108. Bobbie Brown -

    Wow. Gorgoeous, really GORGEOUS, picture of your parents! Happy Anniversary to them! (and loved the conversation between you and your Dad! haha!)

      11.15.11 - 8:18 pm

  109. Jodie Cox -

    Awww! That made me smile 🙂

      11.15.11 - 8:39 pm

  110. Samantha R -

    AWWW!

      11.15.11 - 8:41 pm

  111. Feather -

    Wow! That is just Beautiful.
    Will you come and take my 35th anniversary photos? I only have 22 more years to go.

      11.15.11 - 8:46 pm

  112. Moni Abo Said -

    That is so beautiful!

      11.15.11 - 8:51 pm

  113. Michele -

    Love the banter between you and your dad. Shows a genuine love and affection for one another. Such a gift to be a daddy’s girl! Great post and image 🙂

      11.15.11 - 9:03 pm

  114. Marie -

    So cute! That Papi chulo knows how to bargin!

      11.15.11 - 9:05 pm

  115. Amber -

    So sweet!! Happy Anniversary to your Mom and Dad. What an inspiration <3

      11.15.11 - 9:25 pm

  116. Carla Barnett -

    That’s so touching and inspiring.

      11.15.11 - 9:47 pm

  117. Alexis -

    LOL! Love the conversation sketch! 🙂 The photo is great too! 🙂

      11.15.11 - 9:56 pm

  118. Christina Dely -

    So sweet! I can imagine having the same type of conversation with my dad 🙂 XO

      11.15.11 - 10:25 pm

  119. Debbie Zarate -

    May God continue to bless you and your parents. Every time he speaks about you and your siblings from the pulpit, his eyes beam with pride and joy! I can imagine there have been rough and painful times, but the evidence is that the Lord’s favor is definitely upon the Juarez Family.

      11.15.11 - 10:26 pm

  120. Connie -

    What a sweet photo! Congratulations to your parents for working on their marriage!! I’m half way through your magazine….thanks for sharing!!

      11.15.11 - 10:26 pm

  121. Michael -

    One picture speaks volumes. Love it.

      11.15.11 - 10:35 pm

  122. Tammy Stark -

    Sweet photo. Happy anniversary!

      11.15.11 - 10:38 pm

  123. Eryn Kesler -

    I’m a lucky daughter of parents who’ve been married 35 years too! It’s a blessing to watch our parents work hard at loving each other, and give us the best gift ever, as kids who have something great to look up to.

      11.15.11 - 10:48 pm

  124. Belinda -

    So sweet. Love it

      11.15.11 - 11:08 pm

  125. Yvette Villareal -

    I admire the love married couples share and endure for so many years. Praise God…
    Happy Joyful life to you all.

      11.15.11 - 11:57 pm

  126. Jill Samter Photography -

    What a beautiful photo – it speaks volumes! You are all blessed to have them in your lives! Happy 35th Anniversary!

      11.16.11 - 12:13 am

  127. Sindy -

    So beautiful.

      11.16.11 - 12:46 am

  128. Bong -

    Happy Anniversary to a wonderful couple and also a Happy Veteran’s Day to your Dad!

      11.16.11 - 1:11 am

  129. The Girl in the Yellow Cab -

    This is beautiful! My parents are going to be hitting their 30th next year! Great moment to capture.

      11.16.11 - 2:22 am

  130. Maria Peterson -

    LOve. Your parents are awesome!

      11.16.11 - 3:07 am

  131. Natalie -

    Beautiful!

      11.16.11 - 3:12 am

  132. KB -

    Wonderful. Congratulations to them!

      11.16.11 - 4:16 am

  133. Christy -

    That’s sweet.

      11.16.11 - 4:24 am

  134. Shannon Rosan -

    So very sweet!

      11.16.11 - 6:04 am

  135. Stacey -

    L.O.V.E!

      11.16.11 - 9:27 am

  136. Elizabeth -

    love the story…congrats to your parents for their milestone!!! here’s to another 35 years (or more)!!

      11.16.11 - 9:59 am

  137. Suzy G -

    What a wonderful example of love and honor. 35 years is an amazing thing now days. I pray they are blessed beyond measure in each year to come.

      11.16.11 - 1:48 pm

  138. Paula Franco -

    Lots of love and happiness for your parents, the years to come and even more.

      11.16.11 - 2:47 pm

  139. Mona Alicia -

    This is beautiful and so well timed for me to see it. My mama recently asked me to take a portrait of her and my dad and we are planning for Friday. I’ve been trying to think of how I want it to turn out and this is great inspiration for me. Thank you and congratulations to your parents!

      11.16.11 - 5:12 pm

  140. Jeni Brower -

    There it is. Strong yet, tender. I love it. Marines have something none else does & it takes a special lady to be married to one. I’d love to hear (or read) their story..

      11.16.11 - 5:59 pm

  141. Mom -

    Jasmine, I must admit, this picture is beautiful. Love it!

      11.16.11 - 6:08 pm

  142. Anny Schomburg -

    FABULOUS !!!

      11.16.11 - 6:19 pm

  143. Carrie Callahan -

    WOW – that’s amazing – the fun conversation, the amazing accomplishment of togetherness and the photo. You can tell they have a solid foundation to have raised such an unbelievable daughter – congrats to all!

      11.16.11 - 6:30 pm

  144. Denise Prichett -

    This post cracked me up. I love you negotiating with your dad and settling for being the favorite. Classic.

      11.17.11 - 12:37 am

  145. Jen Rice -

    What a true marriage is all about 🙂 "Working hard at loving each other". I love that! I feel that is what my hubby and I do daily. It’s a thrill to have celebrated 20yrs this last September and I can’t wait to see 35 😀 Thanks for sharing the sweetness Jasmine 🙂

      11.17.11 - 2:58 pm

  146. Elizabeth -

    your parents are adorable!!! i love the conversation between you and your dad…sounds like something that my dad and i would say to each other 🙂

      11.17.11 - 9:18 pm

  147. Erin Snapp -

    This was so touching and funny all at the same time…something we can all connect with.
    Oh how we all love our parents!!

      11.18.11 - 2:27 pm

  148. Jodie Lemke -

    Beautiful! I’d say your a daddy’s girl just like me! 😉 My dad also is a pastor. Love my parents to bits! Congrats to them and may they have many more blessed years together!

      11.20.11 - 5:32 pm

  149. Hannes Uys -

    Your dad is bald 🙂

      11.21.11 - 7:36 am

  150. John -

    I love this Jasmine. Thank you for posting. 🙂

      11.21.11 - 8:35 am

  151. Kristen Critz -

    This is probably my favorite blog post I have ever read! This is the most touching picture and such a great caption!

      11.21.11 - 3:53 pm

  152. Juli L. -

    Awhhh, I love this! What a beautiful portrait and what a sweet thing of your dad to do for your mom. 🙂

      11.21.11 - 6:52 pm

  153. Tony Sale -

    Just so sweet and what a great photo!

      11.21.11 - 11:33 pm

  154. mike larson -

    this is awesome, I love how people stand for marriage and love bring proud of this. 🙂 Sweet shot!

      11.22.11 - 8:17 pm

  155. Vashti Wood -

    CONGRATULATIONS to your parents. Marriage is an uh-MAY-zing journey.

    This August, my parents celebrated 36 years of marriage. Mum specifically asked me NOT to take photos. She felt she wasn’t looking her best…

    Instead, she gathered her remaining strength and resolve and went on a ‘date’ with Dad… A walk from her hospital room on the 5th floor, to the lobby cafeteria for a cup of tea, then back to her room.

    Almost exactly two months to the day later, Mum & Dad had another date, but this time it wasn’t just the two of them…

    As Dad held mum, consoled her, comforted her, LOVED her… Jesus stepped up, took her hand and led her home.

    There were always three in Mum and Dad’s marriage. They both loved Jesus as much as your parents clearly do, and have taught you to.

    Keep loving. Jesus, JD, your Families…

    Keep living.

    And thank you for baring your self, and letting me live (even just a little) vicariously through you.

    *hugs all the way from Australia*

    Vashti

      11.24.11 - 9:57 pm

  156. Danielle Stahl -

    Beautiful!

      11.26.11 - 1:24 pm

  157. Debbie Schwab -

    You don’t see many people married that long anymore. Such a sweet image.

      11.30.11 - 11:38 pm

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