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Beach Wedding, Sweet Pea Posy and Potatoes

29 Sep

1   The Wedding was absolutely beautiful! The sun shone, the couple were radiant and the tide stayed out! After the very moving Ceremony, I managed to snatch a couple of photos.

The newly married couple

Called for the formal photos

Dress from behind

These lovely words were read by the Groom’s Mum. It is called ‘Beauty of Love’

The question is asked: ‘Is there anything more beautiful in life than a young couple clasping hands and pure hearts in the path of marriage? Can there be anything more beautiful than young love?’ And the answer is given: ‘Yes, there is a more beautiful thing. It is the spectacle of an old man and an old woman finishing their journey together on that path. Their hands are gnarled but still clasped; their faces are seamed but still radiant; their hearts are physically bowed and tired but still strong with love and devotion. Yes, there is a more beautiful thing than young love. Old love.

2   Last night I was given this highly scented and very pretty posy of sweet peas. Thank you, Brenda! (and also for the pheasant which we will so enjoy on our return from babysitting in London.)

Present of a Posy

3   This afternoon has been spent in the beautifully sunny garden doing tidying up Autumny jobs – another picking of beans and the container grown Christmas Day potatoes needed earthing up.

Christmas potatoes ready for earthing up

 

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12 responses to “Beach Wedding, Sweet Pea Posy and Potatoes

  1. saymber

    September 30, 2012 at 2:09 pm

    What a beautiful location for a wedding (tad windy?!! lol).

     
  2. grandfathersky

    September 30, 2012 at 12:30 am

    Blessing to the couple, and prayers for his safe return. May they live long and prosper !

     
    • mybeautfulthings

      October 2, 2012 at 8:16 pm

      Thank you so much for your lovely comments. 🙂

       
  3. Don

    September 29, 2012 at 9:45 pm

    Must have been quite a wedding. Great images..

     
  4. pamasaurus

    September 29, 2012 at 8:49 pm

    Beach weddings are amazing!! I love the photos!

     
  5. WordsFallFromMyEyes

    September 29, 2012 at 7:50 pm

    this is wonderful, wonderful! 🙂 I was wondering how it would go. I knew it would be good, & wanted to see some photos. Love the sailors being around, hee hee hee.

     
    • mybeautfulthings

      September 29, 2012 at 7:53 pm

      The Groom is a helicopter flying Marine who, with his pals here, has been to Afghanistan a couple of times already and has to go back in two weeks after the honeymoon.
      I was unaware they would be turning up in uniform and looking so gorgeous! 🙂

       
  6. Choc Chip Uru

    September 29, 2012 at 7:27 pm

    The wedding does look stunning I’m glad it went without a hitch 😀

    Cheers
    Choc Chip Uru

     
    • mybeautfulthings

      October 2, 2012 at 8:15 pm

      Indeed, they were hitched without a hitch! 🙂

       

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