Posted by: Derek Guyer | March 19, 2012

Guinness World Record Marriage

DL Anderson of Your Black WorldHere are three beautiful quotes from Herbert (104) and Zelmyra (101) Fisher of North Carolina, the couple who hold the Guinness World Record for the longest marriage of a living couple. They have been married 85 years (86 in May).

“Remember marriage is not a contest – never keep a score. God has put the two of you together on the same team to win.”

“With each day that passed, our relationship was more solid and secure.Divorce was NEVER an option – or even a thought.”

“We are both Christians & believe in God. Marriage is a commitment to the Lord. We pray with & for each other every day.”

You can read the entire interview with Herbert and Zelmyra, here.


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