|Something is about to begin, and Dr. Voddie Baucham is getting ready!|
|There's music in the air as Mikaela and I join in setting the beautiful,|
|Then, to a rousing theme, this manly group of eleven groomsmen|
strode up the aisle.
|Tiniest of flower girls, hugest of smiles!|
|The scene was set with the mother of the bride, bell boys' joyful ringing, and |
eleven bridesmaids, elegant and stunning.
|The maid of honor and the bride's sister, Cecily, was beautiful.|
|"Anouncing the Bridegroom!" in a reverberating voice, and then J.R. galloped across the field on his white horse, his coat floating behind him.|
|The bride, Amy Ellen Bradrick, took our breath away as she made the final journey|
of her maidenhood on her father's arm.
|This was a covenant marriage, a time for this young couple to dedicate their lives wholly to God.|
In heartfelt prayer, we lifted our desire to God that they would have a blessed marriage, many children, and mightily advance Christ's Kingdom!
|Three of the bride's brothers--Stephen, Peter, and Phillip.|
|Saved for each other in purity, the first kiss of this couple was truly their very first kiss, |
and it was a priceless, precious moment not to be traded
|"Introducing Mr. and Mrs. J.R. Haas!"|
|After a beautiful, God-honoring courtship, Amy Ellen and J.R are enjoying their|
|Clockwise from top left: Mama with Mrs. G; Loyal B.--in the running for the cutest baby there; me, Trey, Elijah, and Mikaela; Cassie and me.|
|All the wee ones and even some not so wee ones flocked to the hay rides!|
|Fellowship with friends!|
|After gleefully completing one dance, we were informed that it was the very one|
that Mr. Collins danced with Lizzie in Pride and Prejudice. Insert groans here!
|Dakota is attempting to teach us a very complicated dance step, just for fun. |
I had to check my feet to make certain that I did actually have a right foot. (-:
|The sun is setting, the breeze is wafting, the chinese lanterns are lit, the scent of fresh hay fills the rustic barn, the music is cued--the dancers are ready!|
|Whirling, twirling, laughing, clapping.|
Note: Most of these pictures taken by Mama