Fun Fridays – August 25, 2017

This is a special fun Friday. Our youngest daughter is getting married today. This makes three married daughters.

At the risk of making myself a puddle of sentimentality, I can only say that I am proud of all our girls. Today, for the last time, I will be walking a daughter down the aisle. She may be all grown up along with her sisters, but I will always carry the below photo in my wallet and in my mind.

Congratulations Fiona, today is your day…but moreso is it a day to especially glorify God and to consecrate this union before Him.

Below are our “little” girls in a more recent photo


38 Responses to Fun Fridays – August 25, 2017

  1. John de Sousa August 25, 2017 at 4:17 am #

    My warmest congratulations Steve! There is hardly a deeper moment in life for a Dad, than to take that walk with his daughter, and place her well being into the hands of a another man, and ultimately God. My heartfelt prayers for you and yours, my friend. May your day be richly blessed!

  2. Amanda Wen August 25, 2017 at 4:57 am #

    Fun Friday indeed! Congratulations to all! Hope today is beautiful and blessed.

  3. Grace Fox August 25, 2017 at 6:03 am #

    Congratulations! May this day bring much joy as it celebrates love, marriage, and family.

  4. kathy egbert August 25, 2017 at 6:04 am #

    Awwwww :-)))) Beautiful, sweet, Godly……….don’t get no better’n dat πŸ˜‰

    You are a rich man.

    Blessings for all !


  5. Damon J. Gray August 25, 2017 at 6:06 am #

    Congratulations Steve! What a lovely trio of daughters you have.

  6. Carrie August 25, 2017 at 6:09 am #

    So happy for Fiona and all the family. Blessings to you all on this very special day!

  7. Cara August 25, 2017 at 6:14 am #

    Savor and remember. Congrats and God bless.

  8. Jennifer Deibel August 25, 2017 at 6:24 am #

    Congratulations!!! May it be a beautiful and blessed day, and may their life together be long, strong, and marked by God’s goodness.

  9. Bob Boeck August 25, 2017 at 6:50 am #

    What a precious gift from God to have such wonderful daughters. Maybe a tear will fall today as dad walks down the aisle one last time holding the arm of his daughter. Congratulations to you and your family and for sharing with those you don’t know, these precious moments.

  10. Katie Powner August 25, 2017 at 6:54 am #

    So precious! You are a blessed man.

  11. Kathy Gillin August 25, 2017 at 7:13 am #

    Oh congratulations Steve! Love and prayers for you all.

  12. Elisabeth August 25, 2017 at 7:25 am #

    This post brought a tear to my eye! Congratulations to your daughter Fiona. May God bless her and her new husband with His joy and strength throughout their marriage!

  13. Stacy Simmons August 25, 2017 at 7:36 am #

    Congratulations on your daughter’s marriage. May she and her husband have a blessed marriage filled with wonderful memory-making experiences. All of your daughters are beautiful, by-the-way.

  14. virelle Kidder August 25, 2017 at 8:01 am #

    Love and joy to you, Steve, and your precious daughter!

  15. Lucinda August 25, 2017 at 8:08 am #

    Congratulations!! Such a special day. My warmest wishes to this new family being created. I have always loved your sweet family and especially appreciated the goodness and love of God that radiated from your home. Happy day!

  16. Christy Hoss August 25, 2017 at 8:47 am #

    Here’s a few useful Klingon phrases for the occasion:

    For Fiona: Hoch DIl [loD/be’]vam- this gentleman will pay for

    For Steve: qamuSHa’ – I love you
    mamI’ DaneH’a’? nItebHa’ mamI’ DaneH’a’? – Would you like to
    dance with me?

    For the guests: ‘IwlIj jachjaj -Cheers to Good Health
    Qapla’! – Success on your journey

    Wishing a wonderful memory filled day to all! May God richly bless this marriage forever!

  17. Jill Williamson August 25, 2017 at 9:16 am #

    Aww, congrats, Steve. Praying it is a lovely day for everyone. <3

  18. Judi (Welch) Clarke August 25, 2017 at 9:40 am #

    Congratulations, Steve and Lisa! What a beautiful family. Praying you have a wonderful day beyond all you could ask or think.

  19. Rachel August 25, 2017 at 10:02 am #

    Love this!!!! Congrats to Fiona and your whole family!

  20. Loretta Eidson August 25, 2017 at 10:12 am #

    Congratulations! May blessings abound in her new life!

  21. Patricia Schmitt August 25, 2017 at 11:05 am #

    What a Blessing. Don’t forget, Jesus performed his first Miracle at a wedding because they are so special to Him.
    “…and the two will become one flesh…” Mark 8
    And God willing they will
    “…Be fruitful and increase in number;” Genesis 1:28
    Making even more Saints for the biggest Wedding of all.
    You and your wife obviously did a great job. Turn the page and anticipate a Glorious new chapter to a wonderful story, “Your Life.”
    All puns intended.
    Congrats to your expanding family

  22. Sheri Dean Parmelee, Ph.D August 25, 2017 at 11:50 am #

    Steve, congrats on an outstanding Fun Friday! Well done!

  23. Robin E. Mason August 25, 2017 at 12:34 pm #

    Such a blessing! Congratulations!!!

  24. Erin Taylor Young August 25, 2017 at 12:43 pm #

    Beautiful, Steve. Congrats. What a wonderful gift this raising kids thing is.

  25. Cele LeBlanc August 25, 2017 at 12:55 pm #

    Congratulations! Adult children are a blessing!

  26. Johnnie Alexander August 25, 2017 at 2:23 pm #

    A lovely Fun Friday. The photos are precious. Congrats!!

  27. Nora Spinaio August 25, 2017 at 2:36 pm #

    Congratulations One and All. Aren’t you blessed though, I tell ya what.
    And tell the truth, they get their beauty from their mom? πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚

  28. Rebecca Barlow Jordan August 25, 2017 at 2:37 pm #

    Congratulations, Steve! What a special day!

  29. Janet Brown` August 25, 2017 at 5:20 pm #

    Hope you have a wonderful day. God bless you all on this special day. Just like to see some wedding photos next please.

  30. Janet Ann Collins August 25, 2017 at 6:04 pm #

    Congratulations from me, too!

    Now you’ll be an empty-nester. That takes some getting used to. And then comes the fun of grandparenting!

  31. Richard New August 25, 2017 at 6:33 pm #

    Congratulations, Steve! I’m sure raising three daughters–even church-ed ones–was a chore sometimes. Regardless, an empty nest need not be lonely. It can be fun, especially if each them (with their respective husband) can stand on their own married feet.

    And grand kids are a pleasant distraction.

    God bless you and your wife.

  32. Karol August 26, 2017 at 1:14 pm #

    Congrats! Hope it is a wonderful weekend. What a special time for you & your family!

  33. Daphne Woodall August 26, 2017 at 5:05 pm #

    Congratulations! I love to see dad’s make a fuss over their daughters!

  34. Natalie Monk August 28, 2017 at 8:39 am #

    Congratulations! Praying many blessings for Fiona and your family as you celebrate this exciting event!

  35. Sandra Lovelace August 28, 2017 at 5:23 pm #

    Thankful that these three young ladies nurtured the teddy bear in you. πŸ˜€

  36. Edna Davidsen August 29, 2017 at 3:04 am #

    Dear Steve L.

    Congratulation with your daughter’s Fiona’s marriage.

    Those are two good pictures.

    Look’s like they’re having a good time on both.

    I have yet to experience my son get married, but he’s still young πŸ™‚

    Look forward to your next post.

    Edna Davidsen

  37. Carol Loewen August 31, 2017 at 5:23 pm #

    What a meaningful time, Steve. Your three daughters are beautiful and I’m sure this wedding, like the two before it, was a celebratory day. Congratulations!

  38. Tisha Martin September 6, 2017 at 12:05 pm #

    Congratulations, Fiona, on this new adventure in your life. God bless!

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