"I went to Jerusalem to become acquainted (Gk. istoria) with Cephas" - Paul's words from Galatians 1:18.

Thursday, June 23, 2011

An Expression of Gratitude to God for the Gift of My Wife

This past weekend we had the privilege of celebrating our first wedding as parents. Rachelle and I have been married for almost thirty years and we have four children, only one of whom remains in the home. It is usually customary to express appreciation for one's wife on birthdays, anniversarys, or possibly Mother's Day, but I've chosen today to say a word of appreciation for my wife simply because as I reflect over the last weekend, I am overwhelmed at her accomplishments. I officiated the wedding, but Rachelle organized it (at least our part in terms of the groom's parents). I attended the wedding, but my wife