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“ If you live to be a hundred, I want to live to be a hundred minus one day, so I never have to live without you.” Winnie ...
“ Pray together – even on your knees when needed! If prayer is missing from a marriage, it will be very difficult to survi...
“ Find something you can share with your spouse, like a ministry you’re both passionate about, a sport, a Bible class, etc...
“ All strengths have an equal and opposite weakness. When tension comes, focus on the strengths. Your spouse ‘is’ what you...
“ Marriage is like a garden. One must cultivate it (it takes effort!) to keep the weeds of selfishness, anger and unforgiv...
“ Don’t underestimate the  power of a good hug.” Dave and Jenny Csinos, married 4 months
“ Marriage is not  finding  the ‘right’ person; it is  being  the ‘right’ person.” David Illman, married to Doris for 35 y...
“ Selflessness makes a marriage last a lifetime.” Randy and Deb Buhrow, married 5 years
“ Read the Scriptures and pray together daily, to stay on the save wavelength spiritually.” Doris Illman, married to David...
“ Have an attitude of forgiveness; without forgiveness, a marriage will never survive.” Joe and Neusa Barbosa, married 30 ...
“ Love doesn't just sit there, like a stone; it has to be made, like bread;  remade all the time, made new.” Ursula K. LeG...
“ Love accepts people as they are;  love can take insults without ill will.” Erwin W. Lutzer
“ Advice for a long and relatively contented marriage: know that divorce or separation  without a valid reason  is  not  a...
“ Have a heart that never hardens, and a temper that never tires, and a touch that never hurts.” Charles Dickens
“ Treasure the love you receive above all.  It will survive long after your gold and good health have vanished.” Og Mandino
“ Love is an act of endless forgiveness, a tender look which becomes a habit.” Peter Ustinov
“ Alas, oh, love is dead! How could it perish thus? No one has cared for it: It simply died of frost.” Angelus Silesius, 1...
“ Have the attitude that we need to participate 100% and not keep tabs on how much the other spouse is doing.” Joe and Neu...
“ Love comforteth like  sunshine after rain.” William Shakespeare
“ Of all the earthly music, that which reaches farthest into heavens is the beating of a truly loving heart.” Henry Ward B...
“ A good marriage is not one where perfection reigns: it is a relationship where a healthy perspective overlooks a multitu...
“ Find the person who will love you because of your differences and not in spite of them and you have found a lover for li...
“ Immature love says: ‘I love you because I need you.’ Mature love says:  ‘I need you because I love you.’ ” Erich Fromm
“ Love cannot endure indifference. It needs to be wanted. Like a lamp, it needs to be fed out of the oil of another's hear...
“ Just because I love you doesn't mean I have to like you right now.” From the   movie  How To Lose A Guy In 10 Days
“ For two people in a marriage to live together day after day is unquestionably the one miracle the Vatican has overlooked...
“ Relationships take time and effort, and the best way to spell love is ‘T-I-M-E.’ ” Rick Warren
“ A successful marriage is an edifice that must be rebuilt every day.” Andre Maurois
“ Express by word and deed your thanks and appreciation continually for your spouse.” David Illman, married to Doris for 3...
“ Our covenant of marriage is a three-way commitment between husband, wife & God.  You cannot love in your own strength.  ...
“ When you look at before and after photos of people after 50 years or so of marriage, they have lost their innocence, but...
“ Romance your spouse – hold hands, kiss often, cuddle, remember all the little  things you did before you got married.” D...
“ Set time side to spend together, otherwise husband and wife will grow apart.” Joe and Neusa Barbosa, married 30 years
“ Be willing to give up your ‘rights,’ and serve your spouse.” Doris Illman, married to David for 35 years
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  1. 1. “ If you live to be a hundred, I want to live to be a hundred minus one day, so I never have to live without you.” Winnie the Pooh
  2. 2. “ Pray together – even on your knees when needed! If prayer is missing from a marriage, it will be very difficult to survive.” Joe and Neusa Barbosa, married 30 years
  3. 3. “ Find something you can share with your spouse, like a ministry you’re both passionate about, a sport, a Bible class, etc. When life pulls you in different directions you’ll always be brought back to that one thing you share together.” Randy and Deb Buhrow, married 5 years
  4. 4. “ All strengths have an equal and opposite weakness. When tension comes, focus on the strengths. Your spouse ‘is’ what you focus on.” Dan and Carmel Jennings, married 30 years
  5. 5. “ Marriage is like a garden. One must cultivate it (it takes effort!) to keep the weeds of selfishness, anger and unforgiveness out. Then your marriage will be beautiful.” Bruce and Delores Winger, married 55 years
  6. 6. “ Don’t underestimate the power of a good hug.” Dave and Jenny Csinos, married 4 months
  7. 7. “ Marriage is not finding the ‘right’ person; it is being the ‘right’ person.” David Illman, married to Doris for 35 years
  8. 8. “ Selflessness makes a marriage last a lifetime.” Randy and Deb Buhrow, married 5 years
  9. 9. “ Read the Scriptures and pray together daily, to stay on the save wavelength spiritually.” Doris Illman, married to David for 35 years
  10. 10. “ Have an attitude of forgiveness; without forgiveness, a marriage will never survive.” Joe and Neusa Barbosa, married 30 years
  11. 11. “ Love doesn't just sit there, like a stone; it has to be made, like bread; remade all the time, made new.” Ursula K. LeGuin
  12. 12. “ Love accepts people as they are; love can take insults without ill will.” Erwin W. Lutzer
  13. 13. “ Advice for a long and relatively contented marriage: know that divorce or separation without a valid reason is not an option.” Joe and Neusa Barbosa, married 30 years
  14. 14. “ Have a heart that never hardens, and a temper that never tires, and a touch that never hurts.” Charles Dickens
  15. 15. “ Treasure the love you receive above all. It will survive long after your gold and good health have vanished.” Og Mandino
  16. 16. “ Love is an act of endless forgiveness, a tender look which becomes a habit.” Peter Ustinov
  17. 17. “ Alas, oh, love is dead! How could it perish thus? No one has cared for it: It simply died of frost.” Angelus Silesius, 1624-1677
  18. 18. “ Have the attitude that we need to participate 100% and not keep tabs on how much the other spouse is doing.” Joe and Neusa Barbosa, married 30 years
  19. 19. “ Love comforteth like sunshine after rain.” William Shakespeare
  20. 20. “ Of all the earthly music, that which reaches farthest into heavens is the beating of a truly loving heart.” Henry Ward Beecher
  21. 21. “ A good marriage is not one where perfection reigns: it is a relationship where a healthy perspective overlooks a multitude of ‘unresolvables.’ ” James Dobson
  22. 22. “ Find the person who will love you because of your differences and not in spite of them and you have found a lover for life.” Leo Buscaglia
  23. 23. “ Immature love says: ‘I love you because I need you.’ Mature love says: ‘I need you because I love you.’ ” Erich Fromm
  24. 24. “ Love cannot endure indifference. It needs to be wanted. Like a lamp, it needs to be fed out of the oil of another's heart, or its flame burns low.” Henry Ward Beecher
  25. 25. “ Just because I love you doesn't mean I have to like you right now.” From the movie How To Lose A Guy In 10 Days
  26. 26. “ For two people in a marriage to live together day after day is unquestionably the one miracle the Vatican has overlooked.” Bill Cosby
  27. 27. “ Relationships take time and effort, and the best way to spell love is ‘T-I-M-E.’ ” Rick Warren
  28. 28. “ A successful marriage is an edifice that must be rebuilt every day.” Andre Maurois
  29. 29. “ Express by word and deed your thanks and appreciation continually for your spouse.” David Illman, married to Doris for 35 years
  30. 30. “ Our covenant of marriage is a three-way commitment between husband, wife & God. You cannot love in your own strength. As we seek to please Christ, we will love and forgive each other as He empowers us to do so. A chord of three strands is not easily broken.” Paul and Nel Slater, married 13 years
  31. 31. “ When you look at before and after photos of people after 50 years or so of marriage, they have lost their innocence, but they are much wiser. Ruth and I don’t look the same as when we were first married. Marriage is a growth experience. Among other things, a lasting marriage depends on the depth of the mutual commitment beyond ‘I do’, to grow together.” Ruth and Harold Sherk, married 55 years
  32. 32. “ Romance your spouse – hold hands, kiss often, cuddle, remember all the little things you did before you got married.” Dan and Carmel Jennings, married 30 years
  33. 33. “ Set time side to spend together, otherwise husband and wife will grow apart.” Joe and Neusa Barbosa, married 30 years
  34. 34. “ Be willing to give up your ‘rights,’ and serve your spouse.” Doris Illman, married to David for 35 years

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