Tuesday, September 01, 2009

Julie & Jeff: Vow Renewals at Salish Lodge

When Julie called us a few weeks ago, she invited us in to a very private renewal of their vows at Salish Lodge. The only people in attendance would be Julie, Jeff, the minister who married them, and me. Or... so she thought. Secretly, Jeff had invited just a few friends to be there to celebrate with them. The entire evening was exceptional. The amount of time and effort and love they put into this was a true testament to how much they value and care for one another.

In many ways, watching them was a beautiful lesson on what love should be about. You could just see it in their eyes, in the way they interacted; they are deeply in love and they are intent on keeping it that way. That's not an easy task but it is definitely worth the effort. No matter who you are or how long you have been married, do what you can to renew your love for each other every day. Taking the time daily be thoughtful and generous and attentive will go a long way to making your marriage long and full of joy.



Hannah said...

Very elegant... looks like they had a lot of fun :)

Zinchuk Studios said...

I love the idea of an anniversary session--with pro photos, fab food, great decor and a secret guest list. Love it!

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