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Today is our 56th Wedding Anniversary
« on: April 14, 2019, 01:47:10 PM »
Yes, today is our 56th wedding anniversary.  We have enjoyed the happy days of good health and joy and met the perils of life head on.  Now with both of use well into our 70's we are facing the perils of declining health.  We still enjoy those happy days even though we are faced with the old age challenges.  During my old age challenges is I can hardly walk and spend nearly all my time looking out the window.  When we have to get out we have a transport light weight wheel chair.  I have terminal emphysema and I'm in the final stage.  My days are numbered and we happily enjoy each day  as it could be close to the last.  Somehow the wife does the extra work with love and does them well.

As I do not have a garden any more I seldom post on the forum.  I still enjoy reading the present members post and check in often.  I really enjoy the phone calls and emails from friends on the forum.   Lord I miss y'all. and miss gardening.

God bless all of you,

Ben
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Re: Today is our 56th Wedding Anniversary
« Reply #1 on: April 14, 2019, 02:07:07 PM »
God Bless you Ben.  Tomorrow could be the last day for any of us but I will always feel Blessed for the Lady in my life also.
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Re: Today is our 56th Wedding Anniversary
« Reply #2 on: April 14, 2019, 04:15:27 PM »
Happy anniversary old friend.  Life is a little slower and much less joyful when you can not get dirt under your fingernails putting in you matter plants or digging new taters an such.  It seems like there are more than a few of on the forum that are in this same boat.  Do they have gardens in heaven? 
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Re: Today is our 56th Wedding Anniversary
« Reply #3 on: April 14, 2019, 10:04:15 PM »
Blessings for you and your wife of 56 years Mr. Ben!! This life is short and full of uncertainty. The next chapter will be much better. Congratulations on this milestone. Love is grand and having a great wife fulfills so much!

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Re: Today is our 56th Wedding Anniversary
« Reply #4 on: April 15, 2019, 01:38:15 AM »
Mr Mike, Mr Gopher, Mr BB,  2x what ya'll said.

Mr Ben , congratulations to you and your wife on your 56th wedding anniversary.
God bless you both.

I thank God daily for my wonderful/beautiful/precious/sweet wife.
Thank you Lord.
 

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Re: Today is our 56th Wedding Anniversary
« Reply #5 on: April 15, 2019, 05:21:46 AM »
Congratulations to both of you!


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Re: Today is our 56th Wedding Anniversary
« Reply #6 on: April 15, 2019, 05:46:14 AM »
Congratulations on the 56 years of marriage to both of you Ben.
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Re: Today is our 56th Wedding Anniversary
« Reply #7 on: April 15, 2019, 07:15:03 AM »
Ben, our congratulations for those 56 years and what they mean. Our phone conversations have been a very big help to me as you understand our situation. I'm glad you talked to Jewel that time when I was out of the house , we often read the forum together and always enjoy that time. When Jesus taught us to pray he said,"Give us this day our daily bread" . I think in our senior years we probably fully understand that.-----God Bless you both

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Re: Today is our 56th Wedding Anniversary
« Reply #8 on: April 15, 2019, 08:20:56 AM »
Congratulations to you and your wife on your anniversary 🎉. May you have many more.

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Re: Today is our 56th Wedding Anniversary
« Reply #9 on: April 15, 2019, 10:24:55 AM »
Congratulations,Benny...WOW, 56 years....that's wonderful!!  We all face an uncertain future for sure in so many ways...gets pretty scary, if one really  thinks about it! Am so very sorry you are so restricted now..but God has y'all in His hands and knows the trials you are going through. You are a strong person and a great "pen pal." I wish you and MM many more happy years together....Donna

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Re: Today is our 56th Wedding Anniversary
« Reply #10 on: April 15, 2019, 01:26:55 PM »
Congratulations on your 56th anniversary.  May would have been 45 years for Mary and I, time does fly.  Even though we don’t believe it when we’re young the saying “it’s all about your health” is so true.  Wishing the both of you all the best.

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Re: Today is our 56th Wedding Anniversary
« Reply #11 on: April 15, 2019, 09:46:58 PM »
  Bless you and your wonderful wife of 56 years Ben.  You're a both fine people and leave a lasting impression on all those that know you and have the opportunity to spend time with you.  I thank God for the time I have spent with you both.  God bless and keep you.

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Re: Today is our 56th Wedding Anniversary
« Reply #12 on: April 16, 2019, 06:25:19 PM »
I would like to thank all of you for your nice posts.  There are really great members here on the BG. 

Thanks again,

Ben
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Re: Today is our 56th Wedding Anniversary
« Reply #13 on: April 20, 2019, 09:32:16 PM »
I'm late to this great news  but just wanted to say  Congratulations and God bless ya'll !  :) :)   I agree that  time goes by in a big hurry .   Have a wonderful month of celebration. :) :)
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