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An Odd Praise Report - 50 Year Anniversary

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    Some dear friends of ours, Don & Ruby, will be celebrating their 50th Wedding Anniversary tonight at a really neat Steakhouse, and Mrs CP and I are invited. They're paying for everything, for a bunch of guests, and it's a SURPRISE to Ruby!

    In this world of "shacking up", divorces, the attack on the family --- it's just great to know that here's yet another couple who has held things together for 50 years, and planning on much more.

    I didn't mean to open this up to debate with my comments on divorce, and such -- just a backdrop of why this is such a worthy accomplishment, and why it's worth celebrating.

    And, like Mrs CP and I (on our 40th this year) they actually still LIKE* each other!

    don n ruby.jpg



    *Yeah, they love each other, but it's possible to "love somebody" without actually liking them, I think.
    "Neighbor, how long has it been since you’ve had a big, thick, steaming bowl of Wolf Brand Chili?”

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    What a wonderful way to celebrate! Tell them congratulations from me and Mr. mossy, who just had our 42nd!



    Securely anchored to the Rock amid every storm of trial, testing or tribulation.

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    • #3
      Originally posted by mossrose View Post
      What a wonderful way to celebrate! Tell them congratulations from me and Mr. mossy, who just had our 2,000,000,042nd!

      Even after all this time, Mossy remains incredibly modest.

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        Originally posted by lao tzu View Post
        Even after all this time, Mossy remains incredibly modest.


        Securely anchored to the Rock amid every storm of trial, testing or tribulation.

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        • #5
          After 50 years with the "love of my life," the "wife of my youth" I salute them.
          Micah 6:8 He has told you, O man, what is good; and what does the LORD require of you but to do justice, and to love kindness, and to walk humbly with your God?

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          • #6
            It was a GREAT party -- about 75 of their closest friends, and a GREAT dinner -- Ribeye Steak, Chocolate Turtle Cheesecake....

            don and ruby.jpg

            Ruby is a nut --- she said, during her speech, that Marriage works best because of "incompatibility" --- "Don has the income and I have the patability"

            "Neighbor, how long has it been since you’ve had a big, thick, steaming bowl of Wolf Brand Chili?”

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