In the best North Carolina light imaginable, outdoors in Saxapahaw, North Carolina, in the best company of friends and family, Lynn and Michael married each other for the second time in their lives.
Forty years ago he was wearing brown leather pants and she was wearing a blue and white gingham dress. They were married in the mountains of North Carolina. Life happened and this time they are a little older and a lot wiser and made a lifelong commitment to each other to be together for the rest of their days. She made her gorgeous dress and he matched her purples very well. It was an extremely sweet and very touching ceremony. Even though the light wind wouldn't cooperate with the unity candles, I was able to share with the guests the significance of the candles they would later see inside - that love is a light within us and when you share it with someone it creates it's own life, not in any way diminishing the light of the individuals, but it's a love and a life that glows twice as bright. This light is hard to miss around Michael and Lynn.
I am honored to have met Lynn and Michael, their children, Alice, and Daniel, and their closest family and friends. It was a delight and I couldn't have asked for a finer way to conclude my Thanksgiving weekend.
Time is precious, thank you for yours.
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