03 August 2014

This time



This time next week she will be married to the one she loves, this dearly loved child of mine who never belonged entirely to me. From the very start she was a clearly defined person, on her own trajectory. The arc of her life has already taken her from Wisconsin, Alabama and Oregon to Alaska, New Zealand, Ecuador, Niger, Malawi, Ethiopia, Kenya,  and then to New York and New Jersey. 










It will be a height-of-summer-nearly-fall wedding, and no matter what happens, it will be perfect.  Everybody in attendance is someody I love. I wish you could be there with me as well, in this happy time, celebrating love and great hope for the future.

14 comments:

  1. As an astonished old parent of married individualists, I extend best wishes!

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  2. As one of those who will witness the marriage of this extra special human being, I am honored to be among the loved and I love you right back! Ahhh, the lives that young woman has touched and meant so much to! She, indeed, is her own person, and in such a blessed, how-can-I-make-this-person's-life-better kind of way. You've raised her well, Kerima!

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  3. Congratulations to both of you.

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  4. oh, i just got chills from this. bless you all.

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  5. Happy for you all, especially for beautiful Jessica. Have fun!!!

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  6. Congratulations to all! I wish for you a day of wonderful moments, laughs, conversations, tears and much love.

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  7. This is such a beautiful post! It will be perfect. Congrats and enjoy. :)

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  8. What a beautiful post! I can feel the love, see the love. Mazel tov! Wonderful.

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  9. so exciting.~!
    I wish I could be there- just on the outskirts of your group to breath deeply and absorb such a wonderful vibe..

    Congrats and May their love last 100 years.
    Sonny

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  10. wishing your family much happiness!

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  11. Beautiful. What a wonderful time for your family. Congrats to all.

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  12. It was the most beautiful wedding. Like a dream.

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