10 February, 2007

Love Is...

Our church is redeveloping their website, it is really shaping up nicely. There are pages for committees and ministries to describe what's going on within the life of our congregation. We have a "Wedding Committee", they have chosen to use this photograph for their page; for a very special reason. As youngsters this couple met at Sunday School and grew up within our congregation, their families knew each other; they dated throughout high school and graduated. They went their separate ways. Seven years later fate brought them back together, at, where else? At church. They fell in love again, as adults, dated for three years and married in June of 2004.

This picture-perfect couple is my daughter and son-in-law.

Their relationship hasn't always been picture-perfect, not at all. They have seen tragedy and heartbreak up close and personal, more than any young couple should; and yet, I have witnessed a forging of their love through it all. They handle life and all of it's joys and sorrows with grace and dignity and LOVE. I am so very proud of them. They represent love and committment and a Christian life, living out God's promise day to day.


And so, as we step into Valentine's week, let's and celebrate love and all that it represents.
Happy Valentine's Day!

Life is Good!

11 comments:

Shelina said...

What a sweet story, and what an honor for your daughter to be featured on your church's website. Congratulations.

dot said...

What a lovely couple. This is a perfect picture for your wedding section.

teodo said...

Your post is a lovely story. I wish a lot of LOVE to all.
You may be happy for the choice of your sister's photo for the church's website. ciao ciao.

Ancestor Collector said...

I remember this day! M&M are certainly a love story born and nurtured in church. And in the words of someone I love: "*sniff* Too, too sweet". Happy Valentine's Day!

Sioux said...

Well, that sort of love is what marriage is all about. They are a beautiful couple!

Carol said...

That is sweet! Love is a many splendored thing!

Carol

Simonetta said...

Great indeed, the strength of the love with the help of God!!!! Marvelous!!!!

Nancy said...

Looking at this photo, I can almost hear the Widor toccata beginning . . . . .

meggie said...

A beautiful couple. I wish them Joy!

Kyle said...

Hey lookie there, it's my sister, brother-in-law, and pastor in my church... Small world!!

qwltnfool said...

What a great story and picture. Life truly is good! Happy Valentine's Day to you too!