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Now, every other weekend, Kara's parents drive her an hour and a half through Tennessee countryside to visit Mr. On a recent visit, joking with their parents and siblings, the couple sat with hands intertwined on the plaid couch, their first joint purchase, which she picked out and he bought on a shopping trip with his mother.
And that's probably the key to our entire relationship at this point.
'' Because a marriage is built not on love, but on someone who has the character to withstand the storms that marriage brings, the arguments and the disagreements.'' At their wedding in June, after saying '' I do,'' the couple say they kissed for the first time in their lives.
The kiss was celebrated by their church community as a triumph of Christian courtship.
If you must hug, he writes, ''you can either put your hand out to protect your chest, or you can stand far enough away to make it a light hug.'' Kara Price's parents, Peggy and Jim Price -- he is the pastor of Heritage Fellowship in Jefferson City, Tenn., reject the notion that they have been overprotective.
Indeed, in the early 90's, they moved their four children to Dagestan, a former Soviet region, to start a church, and stayed there for two years when war broke out in neighboring Chechnya and local officials threatened their lives. Moss came to them one day after they returned from Dagestan and confided that he had heard God tell him that Kara was to be his wife. That night, entirely unaware of his interest, Kara told her mother that God had told her Casey Moss was to be her husband.The commitment to marriage comes first, before a couple is allowed to begin drawing emotionally close.