50 Years Of Blessings

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50 Years Of Blessings

Post by dlr110 » Thu Aug 04, 2022 1:12 pm

Today my bride Cheryl and I are celebrating our 50th wedding anniversary.
I still remember the day we met, our first date and when I asked her to marry me. I remember the day I left for boot camp and in my young mind thinking I might never see her again. I remember how nervous I was when I broke every traffic law getting her to the hospital for our first child. I can still see her standing on the pier as my ship pulled away for a seven month deployment, but then the joy of seeing her on that same pier when we returned and how long it took to get the ship tied up. The memories of all the births, birthdays, anniversaries, graduations and so many other events in our life are just as fresh in my mind as they were years ago.

There are some many things to remember and I could write all day about them. There have been some rough patches but as I look back there were a lot more good times to remember. We now have 3 children and 13 grandchildren and we are still making new memories. I'm very proud of Cheryl and I love her still more and more with each passing year. I have been truly blessed. Thank you Lord.
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Re: 50 Years Of Blessings

Post by Paladin » Thu Aug 04, 2022 1:22 pm

Congratulations to you both, David and Cheryl. A great story of accomplishment and well told. Good job! ::handshake::

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Post by Mumbleypeg » Thu Aug 04, 2022 1:26 pm

Congratulations David, to both of you. 50 years is a great milestone. Here's hoping she keeps you around for 50 more!

Like I said when my wife and I reached that milestone, 50 years is a long time to be on probation! :lol:

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Re: 50 Years Of Blessings

Post by doglegg » Thu Aug 04, 2022 1:52 pm

A wonderful milestone.

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Post by treefarmer » Thu Aug 04, 2022 2:04 pm

Congratulations to y'all!
A great, short commentary on your 50 years of blessings!
The Lord has blessed you with a great family.
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Post by kennedy knives » Thu Aug 04, 2022 2:13 pm

Great Story and may God Bless you & your Lovely Bride of 50 year & may you have 50 more ::tu:: ::tu:: ::tu::

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Re: 50 Years Of Blessings

Post by philco » Thu Aug 04, 2022 2:32 pm

Congratulations. In this day and age, yours is an amazing accomplishment. May God continue to bless the two of you. ::tu::
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Post by TPK » Thu Aug 04, 2022 3:02 pm

Congrats guys! ::handshake:: Well done! ::nod:: ::tu:: :D
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Post by 1967redrider » Thu Aug 04, 2022 3:14 pm

Congrats, David and Cheryl! 🎉 ::ds::
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Re: 50 Years Of Blessings

Post by Steve Warden » Thu Aug 04, 2022 3:48 pm

Congrats to you both.
May our God bless you with many more years to come!!
Take care and God bless,

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Re: 50 Years Of Blessings

Post by stagman » Thu Aug 04, 2022 4:15 pm

Congrats to both of you David !!!
A happy day in the Lone Star State !!!
My wife died 4 years ago, together 51 years, married 48 years,
ain't a day in my life I don't feel like a good cry for her,
enjoy and love each other David, "nothing" in life compares to true love !!!

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Re: 50 Years Of Blessings

Post by bestgear » Thu Aug 04, 2022 4:30 pm

A true life sentence being served, well done David and Cheryl! ::tu::
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Re: 50 Years Of Blessings

Post by Reverand » Fri Aug 05, 2022 11:21 am

Congratulations!
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Post by dlr110 » Fri Aug 05, 2022 12:37 pm

Thank you everyone we had a great day and looking forward to many, many more. God Bless.
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Re: 50 Years Of Blessings

Post by Dan In MI » Fri Aug 05, 2022 6:27 pm

Congratulations on the golden milestone!
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