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The Pictures of a Life Change

August 31, 2014, I said "I Do" to my best friend and love of my life, Merinda. The day was without a doubt the second greatest day of my life, the first being the day I gave my life to Christ and He forever changed me. We were so blessed to have our friends capture...

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The Next Couple Weeks

Yesterday I said "I Do" to the love of my life, Merinda. At the time of this posting, we will be on an airplane on our way to the Domincan Republic. With that said, over the next couple weeks I won't be posting 5 days a week, but rather 2-3. If you haven't signed up...

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"It's for my wedding"

The enormous amount of support that Merinda and I have received over the past seven months has been nothing short of wonderful! Starting with an anonymous gift of $500 and a card that read, "Weddings are expensive, hope this can help :)" to the overwhelming amount of...

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The Decision for an Open Ceremony

I must planning a wedding has been so much fun, so much stress, so much joy, and some sadness. One of the stress points was the format of the ceremony and the guest list that was ever-growing. The original plan was to invite 130 people (which we thought was small) and...

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Brother and Sisters

I have been blessed to have younger siblings. I have two sisters and one brother. Growing up it was a amazing. No matter what, we all had three friends, each other. As I'm approaching the end of this chapter and beginning of a new chapter, it is a bittersweet moment....

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The N-Ever-Changing God

Although God's love for us is consistent and never changing, He presents love in various ways that do not always look the same. Just because His love doesn't look how we think it should, doesn't mean that God doesn't love us. Interact in the comments below, and share...

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The Truth in Writing Our Own Vows

With the wedding only 9 days away, I sit hear and reflect over the vows that I have written. I find it somewhat funny because I sat down to a blank sheet of paper and began to pen what I thought would be this magnificent piece of romantic, heavenly, vowmanship (yes, I...

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