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Offline scamandrius

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Finally did it
« on: July 25, 2011, 10:54:15 PM »
I got married on Saturday.  I'm now off with  my beautiful bride, Carla, to places unknown to everyone else.  Your prayers for a fruitful and faithful marriage are appreciated.

Offline John of the North

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Re: Finally did it
« Reply #1 on: July 25, 2011, 10:57:44 PM »
Lord, have mercy!
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Re: Finally did it
« Reply #2 on: July 25, 2011, 11:00:13 PM »
Alleluia!  ;D

I'm going to need this.

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Re: Finally did it
« Reply #3 on: July 25, 2011, 11:00:37 PM »
Awesome! Congrats!
Lord have mercy, may you find salvation through your marriage.
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Re: Finally did it
« Reply #4 on: July 25, 2011, 11:04:50 PM »
Congrats!  :)

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Re: Finally did it
« Reply #5 on: July 25, 2011, 11:07:13 PM »
Congratulations! 

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Re: Finally did it
« Reply #6 on: July 25, 2011, 11:28:08 PM »
Congratulations!

Many happy and blessed years!

Have fun!
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Re: Finally did it
« Reply #7 on: July 25, 2011, 11:31:27 PM »
Great news! Many years!

Christian marriage is full of blessings and full of struggles. Try to remember that you are now one flesh- fighting together, not against each other. And know that the rewards far outweigh the hardships. In times of darkness, you may question whether it's worth it. But always try to see things from an eternal perspective, and maintain faith even when things seem hopeless. We have a different standard from the world. Christ is in your midst, so never despair. Enjoy each other as much as possible!

Peace to you!


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Re: Finally did it
« Reply #8 on: July 26, 2011, 12:34:35 AM »
Many years!

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Re: Finally did it
« Reply #9 on: July 26, 2011, 12:40:29 AM »
Many Years!
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Re: Finally did it
« Reply #10 on: July 26, 2011, 12:45:53 AM »
God bless and many years!
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Re: Finally did it
« Reply #11 on: July 26, 2011, 12:56:15 AM »
God grant you both many years.
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