Monday, January 11, 2010


I think there are two things in life that can never be re-created. Ever.
The joy of a bride. And the scent of a newborn.

Saturday, I shot a beautiful wedding.

This couple is so very, very special.
As I listened to their story, it gave me goose bumps. Literally.

Imagine falling in love with a boy when you’re 13. And you plan to marry at 18. Only, your mother so desperately wants you to go to college — and not get married just yet. So, you don’t.
And then many years pass.
Out of the blue one day, you receive a phone call that your boyfriend from your teenage years -who you’ve not spoken to since that time- has suffered the loss of a parent.
That love comes rushing back and without questioning it, you go to him — all the way from North Carolina to Kansas.
And you get engaged four weeks later; blissfully marry about 6 months later?
Can you imagine that?
Loving someone so much, for so long, that distance and years cannot keep you apart?

I was just so touched by this couple, their genuine affection for each other, and the absolute happiness that the bride exuded. From the moment I walked in this morning, she was giddy. Just absolutely giddy.

Her loneliness is in her past -- and only wonderful, loving, cherished moments will fill her future.


Ivo Serentha and Friends said...
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Breezi said...

Beautiful story. :) Great photo!

B-Blogit said...

that is a good story and I like how you narrated the story too! quite interesting.