#17 Another Marriage Testimony: The 50th, and the Best Gift Ever

As of today, I have been married to John for 50 years. On my anniversary each year, someone inevitably asks me what gift my husband gave me. I usually respond “out to eat at a nice restaurant.” In other words, John is not a highly creative gift giver. Not complaining, just stating the fact. However, this year he swung the gift mallet and solidly struck the big gong atop the pole—so strongly, in fact, that its sound continued to reverberate for 48 hours (to be explained). I’m still hearing it. The funny thing was that he didn’t even realize he was giving me the best and most creative anniversary gift I could ever have asked for or even imagined. (If you really want to appreciate the significance of his gift and haven’t already done so, read my blog post #14 which tells you a little about our marriage path.)

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