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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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Learning to Ride a Bike Again

Have you ever heard the quote, "It's like riding a bike; you never forget?" Although this statement may be true in that you won't have to go through the training wheels and fear of falling phase of bike riding, you will have to "knock the rust" off when you step back...

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Funding a dream

Today I wanted to take a moment to introduce you to my soon to be brother-in-law. His name is, Sheldon Harris, and he has a beautiful wife with four amazing boys. I've personally known Sheldon for five years now and he has become a very close friend. Sheldon has had a...

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Great Websites with Free StockPhotos – Part 1

As a graphic designer, I am constantly looking for great websites that offer great resources. Today I wanted to share where I find mostly free stock photos. The following site have free photos for download as well as some paid areas. http://www.creationswap.com...

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