The book is humorous, dramatic and biblical.
It is a compilation of love stories from people all over the world:
A husband who has been married to the same wife for 58 years stated that the secret of their success is that: “She does whatever I tell her.” The wife who doesn’t deny added: “But we had God on our side.”
A husband who is married for 54 years to a matriarch revealed their secret: “As big as I appear (7’ 2” and she was 5’ 2”) “We have stayed together because of two words ‘Yes Mom”. The woman who did not deny that she was the leader added: “We have had a good marriage.
A woman who had been married for 62 year revealed their secret: “I beat him a lot.” The husband responded: “I allowed her to gain the upper hand early in our marriage.’” But they both agreed that they had a good marriage.
A couple who have been married for 63 year uncovered their secret: “We never allowed anyone to be between us. We also love each other as though the only thing that we had was each other.”
A couple who had been married for 41 years stated that the secret of their success was: “we accepted that we are distinct individuals” that their marriage was a success because they supported each other in growing individually.
A couple who have been together for 60 year humorously stated: It is mutual training. The husband asked “How can I train another wife for 60 year?”
A woman who introduced her partner as “this is my younger husband” I asked her: “what is that supposed to mean?” and she responded, “He is only 91 and I am 94. They had been married for 70 years. The both agreed that the secret of their success was: “we both love the Lord.”
A couple who minister together and have been married for 40 year revealed their secret “We put Jesus in the center” and another partner a who had been married for 60 years stated that it was God and the ministry which cemented their relationship.
A couple who had been married for 67 years stated the secret of their success was putting up with each other. Another who have been together for 48 years added: we put up with each other but we also enjoy each other.”
Another couple agreed that a sense of human cemented their relationship: the husband stated: “I took her to Walmart to trade her in but no one would take her.”
An American-Indian woman who has been married to the same man for 48 years believed that their success resulted because of the gift of virginity. “My aunt advised me that the best thing I can give to my husband was virginity”
A Laos who had been married for 20 years believed that in marriage as it with good food required many ingredients which include relationship, having many things in common and a good sex life. Good Sex.
I was tickled by the couple who had been married for 80 years and were in their 90s the husband revealed the secret: “she chases me all over the house. She also has a good sense of humor.”
Dr. John Githiga is Chancellor at ANCCI University and Patriarch of All Nations Christian Church International, which is an association of Churches and ministries operating in over seventy countries. He has taught in Colleges and University for 35 year and has ministered as University and Hospital Chaplain. He has facilitated marriage enrichment seminars in USA and Africa.
Being a Positive thinker, Dr Githiga was provoked by consistent reports in the media that “50 percent of the marriages in the USA ends I divorce. He, therefore decided to contrite on 50 percent who have been married for 20 to 70 years. He observed that these were the “Builders” who laid strong foundation in American Society. He has found these spouses at the death bed of their loved one.
The author was also awed by his parents and father and mother in law who stayed together till they were parted by death.