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For Scott and Lida, married May 16, 2010.
Scott, I have to say my favorite part of this process has been getting to know Lida. I mean, you are a nice person. But she is a shining treasure. Her face is radiant, and reflects the joy she has found in you. It’s easy to see that she is learning to trust you, resting in the promises you make to her and the security you provide for her.
This is as it should be. The Scripture tells us that this is your job—to bring out her inner beauty, as Christ himself sanctifies the church that he might present it to himself in splendor, holy and without blemish (Ephesians 5:25-27).
This is the work of a married man. And it is not always easy work.
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