This episode will make you laugh, it will make you cry and it will melt your heart.
John and Hetty have been married for over 64 years – and are still madly in love with each other. While their background and marriage may be different from yours, there are some wonderful insights in here that we can all learn from.
We discuss so much in this episode, from starting marriage with almost nothing, having babies at home, a high kicking chorus girl, no electricity in your home, handwashing cloth nappies, 7 family members living in one caravan…it’s a fascinating insight into life, love and marriage over more than 6 decades
Until next time, He Says, She Says, God Says.
REFERENCES MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE
The movie they saw on their first date: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Trouble_in_Store
Their home City, Hull https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kingston_upon_Hull
Post War Immigration to Australia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Post-war_immigration_to_Australia
OTHER PODCASTS TO LISTEN TO:
John & Hetty interview about Amazing, Miraculous Healings. http://revivalontheairtoday.com/
SOME SCRIPTURES FOR YOU
10 Who can find a virtuous woman? for her priceis far above rubies.
11 The heart of her husband doth safely trust in her, so that he shall have no need of spoil.
12 She will do him good and not evil all the days of her life.
13 She seeketh wool, and flax, and worketh willingly with her hands.
14 She is like the merchants’ ships; she bringeth her food from afar.
15 She riseth also while it is yet night, and giveth meat to her household, and a portion to her maidens.
16 She considereth a field, and buyeth it: with the fruit of her hands she planteth a vineyard.
17 She girdeth her loins with strength, and strengtheneth her arms.
18 She perceiveth that her merchandise is good: her candle goeth not out by night.
19 She layeth her hands to the spindle, and her hands hold the distaff.
20 She stretcheth out her hand to the poor; yea, she reacheth forth her hands to the needy.
21 She is not afraid of the snow for her household: for all her household are clothed with scarlet.
22 She maketh herself coverings of tapestry; her clothing is silk and purple.
23 Her husband is known in the gates, when he sitteth among the elders of the land.
24 She maketh fine linen, and selleth it; and delivereth girdles unto the merchant.
25 Strength and honour are her clothing; and she shall rejoice in time to come.
26 She openeth her mouth with wisdom; and in her tongue is the law of kindness.
27 She looketh well to the ways of her household, and eateth not the bread of idleness.
28 Her children arise up, and call her blessed; her husband also, and he praiseth her.
29 Many daughters have done virtuously, but thou excellest them all.
30 Favour is deceitful, and beauty is vain: but a woman that feareth the LORD, she shall be praised.
31 Give her of the fruit of her hands; and let her own works praise her in the gates.
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