Monday, April 07, 2008

wedding bells

yea so i have pretty much stated time and time again that it's the season in my life of "weddings" and marriage (two different things you know...)

i attended my third marriage ceremony (wedding) on Saturday...well actually i was IN my first of the season...i am an usher at one in June and then i have two others to just attend (let's say i just look forward to attending)

the reason i say it was a marriage ceremony is because marriage and entering into marriage is something that a lot (not all) but a few folks take lightly...its a lifetime commitment under GOD and shouldn't be entered into lightly...so many people have weddings and they have the big wedding and spend all this money to be divorced in less than a year....let's just say i have been in two weddings before and only one other marriage ceremony (shot out to Ki)....

so Saturday was a marriage ceremony...my homegurl RJ got married to her boyfriend of 9 years RT...now BEFORE you jump off the deep end...its been 9 years because they met as freshmen in college...so basically they met at 18 years YOUNG...so they grew up together...my father once told me that not to many people marry their high school/college sweethearts and he is right...other than another couple i know, RJ and RT are couple #2....

the thing that made it so special was from the break, RJ, who i have known since i was 14/15 years old, made me feel like she really wanted me to be there with her on her special day...she wrote each of the bridesmaids a letter to express how she felt, she kept our costs down and she just really made us all feel special...which in turn we made sure she was well taken care of on her special day...

secondly, they WANTED to get married, they both have been growing closer to GOD individually and independently and they both WANTED to spend the rest of their lives with each other...

i think that's the thing that people don't get...its a vow a promise that through it all the good the bad and the ugly you WANT to still tough it out with this ONE person...

that's them! She was glowing the entire time!!! She was ready when she reached the end of the isle he was crying and told her she looked gorgeous (yes this 6 ft 3 inches tall, football player dude was crying when he saw his bride come down the isle)...it was beautiful...

The whole event was beautiful because you KNOW that they ARE IN LOVE....

ok ok enough about that...let's talk about the party...

man did we PARTY! the DJ was OFF THE HOOK! that bama rocked...we walked in the reception partying to "so fresh, so clean" by outkast and the bride and groom came in to "good life" by kanYEZE....so the tone was set off the break!

the food was hittin straight up soul food...after the dinner we sang, all of the bridesmaids and bride WEAK by SWV, YES we sang the song with mics (yes fake mics made of forks, spoons or knives) with dance moves and all, totally impromtu...totally just having fun, yes all of us including KC...incredible i know!

we partied it up and up and up some more...i didn't stop dancing until i couldn't dance no more...this was especially exciting for me since i haven't partied it up since my birthday last year...thank goodness for flip flops because my feet would NOT have made it in those 3 inch stiletto heels we had on...we was doing it but still...

i just had the BEST time i have had in a long time...good fun, with good people, sharing in their love...not to say i didn't have some issues like the ghetto hair style that they TRIED to set me up with, and we ALL know that tc don't do ghetto...i might do urban, but NOT ghetto...lol...but i'll recap about that some other time...today i just wanted to get out there and put out there that i still believe in the power of love, the power of hope and the power of faith...

5 comments:

j.a.c. said...

AWWWWWWWWWWWWWW!!! I wish I could have been there!!!!

dc_speaks said...

that sounds nice. glad that I was able to live vicariously through you.

Hey, Girlllllll!!!!

Any Given Day said...

Thanks Tiff! LOL You know I love the shout outs! :-)
You are definitely one of the few that keep me grounded in my marriage, I appreciate your advice and all that you say in my time of needs and reassurance.

T.C. said...

@jac-it was AWESOME!

@dc-anytime anytime

@agd-you keep me grounded too and hopefully one day you'll stand beside me too

Blu Jewel said...

that sounds so beautiful and it sounds like they have everything it takes to have a solid marriage.

Thought you'd have pix up though.

Love!