They are both easy going and agree on what's important and don't expect to read each other's mind. All great portents for a wonderful marriage. They wanted a simple ceremony that included their 3 adult children. And the wanted a Ring Warming. We all loved watching the rings go through their loved ones hands on the way to theirs, even the baby in the stroller being given a chance to hold and bless the rings.
Then it was time for Dave to put Mendi's ring on her finger and we had carefully planned a surprise for Mendi. Dave got Mendi the companion ring to her wedding band to wear on the other side of her engagement ring and she didn't know that he had done that. It was a treat to have the surprise work so well. She loved it!
I offered this blessing, which they chose, on their marriage:, "Year and years from now, may you look at one another and be able to say, 'With you, I have lived the life I always wanted to live. With you, I have become the person I always longed to be.'"
When they got back from their honeymoon, Dave sent me this note, 'Good morning Robin-