Thirty Two and Counting!

32 Years! Oh how I love you! Let me count the ways!

32 years ago today I walked down the aisle of the church and took my soon to be bride by the hand and together we made a commitment to each other and to God that by His grace we have been able to keep.

First let me say to my wife and best friend – I LOVE YOU WITH ALL OF MY HEART!

And here are 32 reasons why I still do!

1. For saying yes 32 years and 8 months ago!
2. For saying yes 32 years ago – a second time.
3. For being my best friend!
4. For being my one true friend.
5. For always being there for me.
6. For your faith in Jesus.
7. For your faith in me.
8. For your many prayers.
9. For your example of faith.
10. For your words of encouragement.
11. For your words of rebuke.
12. For laughs.
13. For tears.
14. For your creativity.
15. For walks on the beach.
16. For walks in the woods.
17. For walks down the street.
18. For all the movies we've seen together.
19. For your compassion.
20. For our first son!
21. For our second son!
22. For teaching them the “heart” of the matter.
23. For doing without while we pursued our calling in life.
24. For driving some pretty “ugly” cars at times.
25. For sacrificing so much to see Atlee become what it has become.
26. For believing with me that it can become so much more!
27. For believing that the gospel is the most important thing in the world.
28. For believing that lost people matter to God!
29. For being so beautiful inside and out!
30. For being real!
31. For all your struggles.
32. For the way you care for your mom!

And honestly I am just getting started! Happy Anniversary my love! I am so looking forward to the next 32 years!

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