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  • I'm Tom.

  • And I'm Joyce and we've been married 57 years.

  • We've been married a little bit over a year.

  • Twenty years.

  • Twenty-five years.

  • Forty years.

  • Seven years, eight months and thirteen days.

  • Fourteen days.

  • Fourteen days.

  • An expression of love means uh... an act of service.

  • It's either a phone call, or email or message on Facebook.

  • A smile, a hug. We're kind of a huggy family.

  • He always opens the door for me.

  • He'll make dinner for us.

  • It just helps us to stay strong, to stay together.

  • That's how I express my love, sloppy joecandlelight.

  • Something I really appreciate about him is that he's able to, help me see the bigger picture.

  • How do I love thee, let me count the ways.

  • These rocks are an expression of our love.

  • Usually I'm reading one while kids are screaming in the background.

  • We want to work so hard to smooth out all of these edges.

  • Not just a spoonful…a ladelful of love! Every day!

  • We always have a lot of humor in our relationship.

  • Yeah, humor.

  • You know we both have rough edges.

  • -We both need a lot of work. -We both have rough edges.

  • We call it teamwork. I've have this guy, me and the Lord.

  • We have a lot of fun together.

  • We (are)--all (of) the time--saying "I love you" to one another.

  • I love her.

  • We promised the Lord that we could do everything we could do to achieve that goal of a celestial marriage.

  • (Elder Scott) I learned from my wife the importance of "Expressions of Love".

  • I remember one day I took some of those little round paper circles that you form when you punch holes in paper.

  • And I wrote on them numbers one to 100, turned it over and wrote her a message, one word on each circle.

  • Then I scooped them up and put them in an envelope.

  • I thought she'd get a good laugh.

  • When she passed away I found in her private things how much she appreciated the simple messages that we shared with each other.

  • I noted that she carefully pasted every one of those circle on a piece of paper as if they were a valuable treasure.

  • I'm confident that when in our future I will see her again beyond the veil.

  • We will recognize that we have become even more deeply in love, we will appreciate each other even more.

  • We want to be together forever because we love each other.

  • It just has to be forever. It wouldn't make sense for us to come this far and have it get this good and then not be perpetuated.

  • I'm glad that I'll be able to have this blessing in my life now and the life to come.

  • (Elder Scott) Marriage provides an ideal setting for overcoming any tendency to become selfish or self-centered.

  • Don't withhold those natural expressions of love.

  • Express gratitude for what your spouse does for you.

  • Express that love and gratitude often. That will make life far richer and more pleasant and purposeful.

  • Have faith in those promises, and live to be worthy of them.

I'm Tom.

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