Sunday, April 22, 2012

Happy Again

Life is funny.  I can honestly say one thing I never thought I'd do - is attend my own mother's wedding.  That is exactly what I did yesterday.  Daddy has been gone for over 2 years and God brought LaVaughn  into Mom's life soon after.  (LaVaughn's wife passed just a few days after my Dad, by the way.)


                                           "Here comes the bride!"  (with my brother, Kevin)

I have to mention the church was packed - folks standing in the back!  Over 200 people came to see this couple unite in marriage.  Our two families had not met and we had a great time getting to know each other...so much in common, especially in the Lord.

I have watched my mother bloom in this new relationship and it's been a joy to watch.  My brother's grandson gave her this touching poem he wrote about watching the love between his grandmother and LaVaughn (we call him L.V.)...



I cried when I watched her come down the aisle.  Later several said, "It'll be okay..."  misunderstanding my tears.  I was SO happy for her.  Mom and Dad did not have a "wedding" - this was a big deal for her and she was so excited.  At 79 years of age, she had her special "princess" day!

Afterwards of course - we had two-steppin' and partied the afternoon away...

                                                                      Kealee and L.V.

So, congratulations to my Mom...a beautiful, brave woman who is not afraid to live life to the fullest.

                                                    Mr. and Mrs. Moody - Happy Again!


3 comments:

Alex and Jill said...

Awww...this post made me cry. She looked so pretty. It was a happy day!

Love you, Mama!

Kevin said...

Through tears of blessings ...

Mom said...

Thanks to my amazing family we did have the most wonderful day and we are Happy again! We believe in our hearts this was God's plan for us and so blessed to have another chance at a love of a lifetime! Truly blessed! I could say we have boh been twice-blessed!
Thank you. Belinda, for this post.
Love you, Momma