She was 22, and I was 26. We were both clueless but head-over-heels in love. We got married on June 27, 1981!
Patti and I celebrated our 38th anniversary this year over a quiet and simple dinner together in Atlanta. Two years ago we celebrated big with a dream trip of a lifetime to Italy.
When it comes to your marriage, it doesn’t matter if you celebrate big or small, it’s all about the experiences and memories you create together.
We’ve been in full-time ministry our entire marriage which has included:
Two kids, one Son-In-Law, three dogs, three states, three churches, four mortgages, and several sets of braces later, we are still in love. Candidly, it’s not always easy. But the joys and blessings are so worth it. Oh, did I mention, our first grandchild is on the way?!
What a great adventure it has been, and with much more to go!
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