That is such an amazing thing… 63 years! Watching the family interact, helping each other, leaning on each other, I realized that a marriage like that sets the standard for the family. It promises a lifetime. It provides the assurance that this family doesn’t give up on each other… they stay together. You can see it when you watch Karen with her parents. She is their caregiver, as well as their daughter. The conversations during their session revealed strong ties between the siblings (Karen is one of five, if my memory serves me correctly). They all work together to make sure that the mom and dad, who took care of them, are now cared for and loved. Everything about the family conveyed support, respect, and love.
I was honored to be a part of their day. And I was blessed to hear their stories. An amazing and successful family, built on a strong foundation of love, togetherness, and foreverness.