Wedding Anniversary Traditions
Guess where we were tonight?! (May 23, 2008) We were participating in some wedding anniversary traditions with our new friends, Pat and Barb! Pat and Barb celebrated 20 years of marriage this evening! It was the first ever “renewal of vows” marriage ceremony that Jim officiated at. Pat and Barb recommitted themselves to one another for a lifetime of faithfulness and love. (I wiped my tears as I listened to the touching vows that Pat and Barb spoke to one another.) It was an honour to play a part in such a significant and memorable occasion.
Some unique wedding anniversary traditions Pat and Barb included in their renewal of vows celebration were...
It was so inspiring to watch our friends renew their promises to love each other for a lifetime--no matter what may come their way, good or bad. I’m hoping that Jim and I will have the opportunity to do the same thing in a few years… perhaps on the occasion of our 30th anniversary!
After Pat and Barb said their “I do’s” … again!, Jim shared just two important thoughts with them:
Wedding anniversary traditions are continual reminders to us about the importance of our marriage vows. Anniversaries are not only times when we focus on the love we have for our spouse, but are also times when we are challenged to renew and deepen the love we have for them!