40 Blessings from 40 Years of Marriage

Last month, my husband’s parents celebrated forty years of marriage. I’ll wait while you give them a standing ovation…

40 Blessings from 40 Years of Marriage

Mom and Dad with his parents who were married over 50 years

It seems rare to hear of marriages withstanding the test of time (and finances, and kids, and job changes, and moves) so I thought it would be appropriate to acknowledge their anniversary here. Mom and Dad, here are 40 ways your marriage is a blessing and example to those around you.

  1. Faithfulness
  2. My husband!
  3. Patience
  4. Being a parent
  5. Being a grandparent
  6. Work ethic
  7. Frugal living
  8. Spontaneity
  9. Planning
  10. Caring for parents
  11. Saving for a home
  12. Setting goals
  13. Trying new things
  14. Christmas Eve Gifts
  15. Loving us
  16. Loving our kids
  17. Days on the water
  18. Dolphins
  19. Divinity
  20. Friendship
  21. Determination
  22. Military service
  23. Choices
  24. Camping
  25. Travel stories
  26. Quilts
  27. Shopping
  28. Evenings on screened porches
  29. Gifts
  30. Namesakes
  31. Legacy
  32. Hand-me-downs
  33. Time
  34. Attention
  35. Grace
  36. Smiles
  37. Perseverance
  38. Adventurousness
  39. Joy
  40. Love

We love you!

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