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HAPPY 25TH ANNIVERSARY

7th December 1985 Diane (Mum) and Vic Fazzini got married.

CONGRATULATIONS

May you enjoy another 25 years of happiness and Joy together!

Amanda, Ross, Vic, Diane (Mum), Vanessa and Me

Me, Amanda, Diane (Mum), Vic, Ross and Vanessa - St Albans Church

Their 9 Grandchildren - March 2010
Maddy, Logan, Zach, Achiles, Mum, Dolcie-Jean, Leah, Alex Amanda, Lucia, Craig and Carlotta.

They have seen the world together
Paris

Raffles Hotel Singapore with Gin Sling Cocktails :)

Year 2000

the happy couple
Chateau Tongariro Hotel, Craig proposed to Amanda this night :)

Christmas 2002

The most recent photo of them both at Raumati Beach a few days ago

Kahlil Gibran on Love 

When love beckons to you, follow him,
Though his ways are hard and steep.
And when his wings enfold you yield to him,
Though the sword hidden among his pinions may wound you.
And when he speaks to you believe in him,
Though his voice may shatter your dreams
as the north wind lays waste the garden. 

For even as love crowns you so shall he crucify you. Even as he is for your growth so is he for your pruning.
Even as he ascends to your height and caresses your tenderest branches that quiver in the sun,
So shall he descend to your roots and shake them in their clinging to the earth. 

Like sheaves of corn he gathers you unto himself.
He threshes you to make you naked.
He sifts you to free you from your husks.
He grinds you to whiteness.
He kneads you until you are pliant;
And then he assigns you to his sacred fire, that you may become sacred bread for God's sacred feast. 

All these things shall love do unto you that you may know the secrets of your heart, and in that knowledge become a fragment of Life's heart. 

But if in your fear you would seek only love's peace and love's pleasure,
Then it is better for you that you cover your nakedness and pass out of love's threshing-floor,
Into the seasonless world where you shall laugh, but not all of your laughter, and weep, but not all of your tears.
Love gives naught but itself and takes naught but from itself.
Love possesses not nor would it be possessed;
For love is sufficient unto love. 

When you love you should not say, "God is in my heart," but rather, "I am in the heart of God."
And think not you can direct the course of love, for love, if it finds you worthy, directs your course. 

Love has no other desire but to fulfill itself.
But if you love and must needs have desires, let these be your desires:
To melt and be like a running brook that sings its melody to the night.
To know the pain of too much tenderness.
To be wounded by your own understanding of love;
And to bleed willingly and joyfully.
To wake at dawn with a winged heart and give thanks for another day of loving;
To rest at the noon hour and meditate love's ecstasy;
To return home at eventide with gratitude;
And then to sleep with a prayer for the beloved in your heart and a song of praise upon your lips.

I had to add this cheesy music
You are so beautiful to me...








You're the first, my last, my everything


L O V E

Dance Me To The End Of Love

Once you fall in love..

Gymnopédie No.1



HAPPY 25TH ANNIVERSARY


Singapore Gin Sling
30ml Gin.
15 ml Cherry Brandy.
120 ml Pineapple Juice.
15 ml Lime Juice.
7.5 ml Cointreau.
7.5 ml Dom Benedictine.
10 ml Grenadine.
A Dash of Angostura Bitters.
Shake with ice and then strain into an ice filled collins glass. Garnish with cherry and slice of pineapple.

The card for the day I picked out SOULMATE
it said...your prayers for a soulmate relationship is answered. Enjoy the gift of divine love. You deserve a partner with similar philosophy and common interests. Can you have a spiritual companionship this card confirms the answer is YES! 

This post brings tears to my eyes, I'm such a romantic :.)...

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