Hello, world. Are you out there? It’s me, Sue. It’s been a while since I have done any blogging, but despite my social media disappearance, I’ve been a busy bee! Blogging was one of those things that became a little overwhelming and I needed to take some space to clear my head for a while and re-focus my energies. But I couldn’t think of a better reason to come back than for SAYLEEN and GARY’S WEDDING! AHHHH!! YOU GUYS!!
So last year, I shared Sayleen and Gary’s love story and a little bit of history about how I knew Sayleen! Make sure to check out that post if you haven’t already! These two went through so much during the planning process and had to change plans multiple times because of unforeseen natural disasters. And on the day of their wedding, it was cloudy and gray and started to rain. But I always say that at the end of the day that the details, the flowers, the time that went into planning… though it makes for a beautiful representation of their day, none of that matters more than the marriage. And through all the chaos, they kept their eyes on each other and their smiles were bright enough to shine through the clouds.
One might think that a cloudy and gloomy day might set a somber mood, but whenever it rains and especially on this day, I was reminded of this Rumi quote: “It is rain that grows the flowers, not thunder.”
It is rain that grows the flowers, not thunder.”
To Sayleen and Gary: may the rain continue to fall and grow flowers around your marriage and around both of you individually. May those flowers grow tall and smell of sweet spring. And always remember that should they begin to wilt during a season of harsh weather, you can water them with support and love and encourage their growth again. Love you guys! Thank you for allowing me to be a part of your day!
Makeup: Natalia Puente