I would say that my husband, Minor and I have one of the most tender of love stories and longest of marriages of many couples, these days. Our relationship began less than a year before we married, 37 years ago in 1977. To this day, we still smooch, hold hands, wrap our arms around each […]
During the ceremony, I couldn’t help but notice these two giggling softly to themselves throughout. It was my thick Southern accent….which was one of the reasons they had chosen me. They were actually hoping I would use a “Southern” wedding ceremony, saying, “I now pronounce ya’ll husband and wife.” I had to giggle too!
You know…I love performing wedding ceremonies for people that I know, beyond a shadow of a doubt, were meant to be together. The look on Tom’s face when he saw his bride for the first time says it all…Priceless. What an amazing blessing!
Nothing was going to stop these two from having the wedding of their dreams, not even a wave or two rolling in over their feet while they were saying their heartfelt vows that each had written. Their Minister friend, Mike, pronounced them husband and wife and the tide rolled in to take its beach back once again. Luke, the photographer captured some awesome photos including group beach photos of the entire guest list dressed in their matching black wedding attire.
I recently had the opportunity to perform the wedding ceremony for a beautiful bride and handsome groom, here on St. Simons Island. Everything was a dream come true for the couple and their families, as they had rented the most magnificent estate on the tip end of Gould’s Inlet for the week of the wedding. The weather was just as accommodating as cool breezes flowed throughout the warm days to supply much comfort and relaxation to the wedding families and their guests.
What could be more romantic than a wedding on the beach? The sand, the surf, the sunrise or the sun setting over the beach, the sound of seagulls and the waves lapping on the shore…it seems fairy tale perfect . . . a dream wedding.
Through all of the destination weddings I have planned and been a part of, there is something truly magical about each one. The romance and intimacy of each ceremony embodies a richness that cannot be described. It is the gift of love seen through the eyes of each bride and groom on their wedding day.