My Best Friend’s Wedding

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That movie used to be one of my favorites.  Hopelessly in love.  Lots of humor.  Silliness.  But at this point in my life, being happily married, I am turning my attention to others.  I’ve always wanted to be a matchmaker but have never been successful.  I know now that the great matchmaker is God. 

I have a very good friend, let’s call her my best friend, my BFF.  She would like to get married one day.  I want this for her too.  She is a beautiful person inside and out and she deserves a good man to be at her side, to comfort her, take care of her, to be her companion and a father to her son.  Her marriage is not something I can push any more than I could push my own.  Both of us will have to be patient and wait for her to find a husband, if it be God’s will.

I do look forward to her wedding though.  I want to be there as a witness to her commitment before God.  I want to be there from the beginning, a part of the community that vows to support her marriage.  I want to share in her joy.  We are there for our friends during sad times but how wonderful to be there for the good times!  I want to smile at her and know that she has received a gift from God and that she has received the happiness she deserves.

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