A year and a half ago I received the most flattering and sincere email from a young college student named Katelyn that talked about her love of weddings, her hopes to someday become a wedding planner, her dreams for the future, and how someday she would be a bride herself. I was smitten, and she soon joined my team as an intern.
And now, our Katelyn is all grown up and set to become the bride she has always dreamed of being! One month from today, "Katie" will marry her high-school sweetheart, Christian, in an intimate wedding at their church.
When I asked Katie to tell me about her love story, she kept it simple and sweet:
"We met on September 5, 2008 at Centennial High School because I was a cheerleader and he was a football player! Exactly a week later on September 12, 2008 he asked me to be his girlfriend! Together we have been through high school, graduation, school dances, and even half way into college now! We are each others first and last loves!"
I have yet to meet a young woman so self assured, so committed, and so lovely. Christian is one smart guy - He knew exactly what an amazing girl he found, and he was certain never to let her get away.
Wishing Katelyn & Christian a lifetime full of happiness, laughter, and love.