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Mr. and Mrs. Bourland (35 years)
Marriage is about two people growing together
Lenita Bourland has known her husband, Michael for 36 years. They were
married on May 17, 1978. Praying together and keeping the romance alive have
kept these to sweethearts married for 35 years.
1. What qualities did you see in this person that made you want to marry
stole my heart because he was caring and mannerly. He opened my car door for me
and said "yes ma'am" and "no ma'am". He also treated his mom and grandmother with
respect. He was a Christian and attended church regularly. As you can see, there
were several qualities in Michael that told me that he was the one!
2. How do you keep the romance going? What are some things that you enjoy
doing as a couple?
*We keep the
romance by doing the little things...flowers, cards and candy for special
occasions and special gifts in between...always appreciating each other and
looking at their qualities. We enjoy going to church together, shopping, senior
group activities, traveling, camping and going on trips. We frequent health
fairs, state fairs, home improvement shows or we share a bowl of popcorn and
have movie night at home.
3. What is your favorite part of marriage?
* My favorite
part of marriage is knowing when you wake up in the morning you will not be
4. What is the most important aspect in a marriage to make it successful?
important aspect of marriage is communication. Don't guess what the other means
or expect them to read your mind.
5. Life often throws many curveballs, and those that make it through those
tough times stay together. How have you dealt with stressful times that arise?
* We have
dealt with the stressful times by prayer and church attendance. Staying there
for each other and realizing it's your problem together. When things get too
tough, go out for the evening and don't think about the problems until the next
6. Marriage isn't always a cakewalk. What advice can you offer newly
engaged couples when disagreements occur?
* When you
have a disagreement don't yell about it, sit down and discuss it. Go out to
dinner and talk about it. Never go to bed angry and look at his side...often
the other side may be the right one.
7. What do you see as the strengths of your marriage?
* Our strength- we do not get tired of each
other. I have heard of couples retiring and getting upset because their spouse
is constantly there, for us it is like a second honeymoon!! For 34 years we
only saw each other a few hours in the evening but now we get to truly enjoy
our marriage. We also like having fun...just last week we were doing laundry
together and had a sock fight. Make everything fun!!
9. Lenita, what do you LOVE about your husband?
* I like his
caring personality, he still holds open my car door, his looks (even though
he's aged lol), he goes to church with me & agrees with me 95% of the
10. What advice would you give newlyweds?
* Never go to
sleep angry, pray every day together, and don't take life for granted. Marriage
is not about having kids; it is not about sex or love. Marriage is about two
people growing together, becoming one, attending church, working together and
trusting each other completely.
11. What song best describes your marriage?
Great Thou Art because what it's all about is putting God First ††
May these vows and this marriage be
blessed. May it be sweet milk, this marriage, like wine and halvah. May this marriage offer fruit and shade like the date palm. May this marriage be full of laughter, our every day a day in paradise. May this marriage be a sign of compassion, a seal of happiness here and hereafter. May this marriage have a fair face and a good name, an omen as welcome as the moon in a clear blue sky. I am out of words to describe how spirit mingles in this marriage. – Jalalud’din Rumi Maryam and
Matt were married on August 9, 2019 at The Olana Mansion. This Persian-American
wedding was filled with love, gorgeous flowers, and the most exquisite Sofreh I've
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Thank you Sean and Patrice for allowing me to be a part of your special day!! I promise to be true to you tomorrow and today. I promise I will love you. My love will never fade. I promise to be there for you in good times and in bad. I promise I will wear your ring and always hold your hand. I promise I will care for you in sickness and in health. I promise to be there for you if we are poor or have wealth. I promise to be strong for you, for better or for worse. I promise I will comfort you when you need me the most. I promise I will stand by you each and every day. I promise I will cherish you in very gentle ways. I promise to be patient, truthful, and kind. I promise I will walk with you until the end of tim…