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Fifteenth Year Anniversary!

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Michael and Gena Mayo October 10, 1998

Today is my 15th Anniversary!  I can’t tell you how blessed I am to be married to my husband.  What a wonderful day it was 15 years ago.  🙂

It was a beautiful, warm day in Fort Worth, Texas. The day started with a lovely brunch with my mom, sister, cousins, aunts, and some special friends! (My husband went to play golf. 🙂 ).
The wedding was at 4:00 p.m. and I was really nervous! I was hoping for everything to run smoothly, but there are always glitches. I wish I would have relaxed more.
My mom walked me down the aisle (since my father had passed away when I was a child). When we got up to the front she reached over to lift my veil, and we both realized we had forgotten to put it down! We almost started laughing. So, that relaxed me some.

The ceremony was very meaningful. The hymn we sang as a congregation was “Be Thou My Vision” and it remains one of my favorites. I had some friends sing “When I Fell in Love With You” by Dennis Jernigan. It’s actually talking about falling in love with Jesus. I love the symbolism of the husband and wife relationship being like Christ and His church. Finally, my sister sang “The Blessing Song” by Dennis Jernigan to bless us on our journey!

The reception was a blast! We had a big band, and I got to sing with them! I sang “Embraceable You” and “Misty.” Aw–good memories. 🙂

See the Youtube video of “When I Fell in Love With You” here:

And “The Blessing Song” here:


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  2. Thanks for hosting this link party. And Happy Anniversary!! My husband and I will celebrate 15 years together this January. We have been through many hard trials, but God has been faithful and we are closer today for all the hurt.

    Congratulations, and may you have many more years together!


    1. Thank you so much!
      I pray you’ll have a wonderful anniversary in January!

  3. Congratulations!! Your wedding sounds like it was beautiful – your picture sure is!

    Thank you so much for linking up on my Counting Our Blessings link up! It totally blessed me!

    God bless!

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