How wonderful it is when two people truly love one another unconditionally. For me Maria and Alex’s wedding was more than just a wedding, it was a celebration of their love and our friendship.
The sun was out and they looked beautiful and overwhelmed with happiness. Everyone seemed to contribute to this collective state of joy and in fact I had never been to a wedding were everyone attended the religious ceremony. And how to make 140 people cry? Easy: close to the end, Alex stepped up and read this wonderful poem, which was for me the highlight of the whole day.
Everyone, in their own way, helped make this day very special: preparing a homemade video with very creative messages, red balloons, a unique cake topper, pretty pins, “bolas de berlim” and “bolo de bolacha”, a accordion player, hands filled with rose petals, special gifts and tons of hugs to go around.
What I cherish about our friendship is that I know we will always be there for each other where ever we are. And in a way I envy their love and who they are together but I am grateful to be part of it. So fortunately for all of us who love you guys, after Saturday, you’re still Maria and Alex no matter how married you may be!