Wednesday, October 26, 2011

Moment Captured


For several months my dining room was "wedding central" ~ it housed everything from all the glassware and candles to our craft projects to the clothes and shoes of the bride herself.

The week before the wedding I paused to gaze at her dress, and noticed that it was hanging in front of a favorite watercolor. Years ago, before my wedding, I commissioned a local artist to paint the church where I would be married....even the clock in the painting is "set" to the time of our ceremony.

As I looked at my daughter's dress hanging in front of my wedding chapel, I was struck by how full the years between that chapel and her dress have been. Full of blessings. Rich in love. Abundant in adventure. Seasoned with challenges. I loved that quiet moment ~ taking it all in, happily nostalgic.

Don't you love that a quick trip into the next room to find the camera, and a moment like this can be captured for all time? Maybe some day another dress will be hanging in front of this photo.....

13 comments:

  1. What a precious moment! I love the story behind the painting and how beautiful the dress looks in front of it!

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  2. Love love love this, Adrienne.

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  3. Gorgeous photo! Such a great memory to have!

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  4. so cool! i love the hanger that says "bride" on it :)

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  5. Well said. I love that feeling of capturing a moment. Beautiful shot!

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  6. So beautiful and heart touching!! This is truly a photo that tells a story. Love it!! :)

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  7. That is a magical photo. I love how you reflect on all the wonderful things that have happened since your wedding.

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  8. I've just popped over from 'black & white Wednesday'. What a beautiful photo leaving you with a beauitful memory. Such a nice post.

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  9. A moment well worth capturing to remember. Love the coat hanger too.

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