Last Friday, our youngest son, Kenny married his loooooooong time love, Shannon Morris, aboard the Princess Cruise liner 'Paradise'. No groom has ever been happier nor any bride lovelier.
|From the cake topper- guess the couple figured out the family nick-names for them "Ken and Barbie"|
We can gab later about the music, the food, who showed. To a writer, the vase that holds the meaning of the ritual are the words. Shannon and Kenny's vows included the
for each of you will be companion to the other.
Now you are two persons,
but there is only one life before you.
May beauty surround you both in the
journey ahead and through all the years,
May happiness be your companion and
your days together be good and long upon the earth.
Treat yourselves and each other with respect, and
remind yourselves often of what brought you together.
Give the highest priority to the tenderness,
gentleness and kindness that your connection deserves.
When frustration, difficulties and fear assail your relationship,
as they threaten all relationships at one time or another,
remember to focus on what is right between you,
not only the part which seems wrong.
In this way, you can ride out the storms when
clouds hide the face of the sun in your lives - remembering that
even if you lose sight of it for a moment, the sun is still there.
And if each of you takes responsibility for the quality of your
life together, it will be marked by abundance and delight.
|Sunrise this morning in Long Beach|