I have known Malcolm Friedman since both our parents owned competing grocery stores (in the 1960’s) in Colville at the same time and at that time we were not exactly friends.
Since then, I have gotten to know Malcolm and Jill through Marriage.
In March of 1999, my husband and I went through a Christian Marriage Encounter Weekend. The Friedmans attended the same Marriage Encounter Weekend. Since then, I have gotten to know Malcolm and Jill very well.
Our Marriage Encounter group (which includes 7 couples in all) has been meeting almost once a month for the past 13+ years. We are able to discuss our happiness as well as disappointments in a loving, caring environment. There is no judging, only nurturing and support. Since my husband and I have only been married for 31 years (of the 7 couples, 5 of them have been married longer than my husband and I), our marriage benefits with advice from people who have been married longer and make it work every single day.
We have found Malcolm and Jill to have strong Christian values in their marriage, the raising of their children and grandchildren.
I know that my husband’s and my life have been enhanced from knowing the Friedmans.
Jeff and Heidi Holter