Thursday, September 8, 2011


{Style Me Pretty}

It seems like my life and thoughts are consumed with all things wedding. Now I'm not getting married, but one of my good friends from high school is actually marrying my best friends brother this weekend and I have the honor of being a bridesmaid for the first time! I am so excited that they found each other and have turned out to be such a great pair. The wedding is going to be so beautiful and I just can't wait to share in the celebrations.

With that being said, today, I was reading on Perpetually Engaged (since I'm obsessed with weddings and rings and engagements and love!), she was discussing what people say when they're asked to do a reading at the ceremony. I read this quote below from "Captain Corelli's Mandolin" by Louise De Bernieres and it just about melted my heart. It is so true and I think I am so lucky to have found a love like this and I can't wait to see how it continues to grow with us.

"Love is a temporary madness, it erupts like volcanoes and then subsides. And when it subsides you have to make a decision. You have to work out whether your roots have so entwined together that it is inconceivable that you should ever part. Because this is what love is. Love is not breathlessness, it is not excitement, it is not the promulgation of promises of eternal passion... That is just being "in love," which any fool can do. Love itself is what is left over when being in love has burned away, and this is both an art and a fortunate accident."

Isn't that just beautiful?

Happy Loving!