I found myself saying this today to someone, "Sometimes the best decisions are the most difficult ones to make."
Today I had a wedding scheduled. I showed up at the appointed place and time and proceeded to wait for my couple. A man drove up alone but he waved at me and so I knew it was my groom. I greeted him with a smile and a question, "what did you do with your lovely bride to be?"
He responded, "We decided not to get married."
In almost 30 years of doing weddings, this has only happened to me one other time. It does happen, but rarely. I shared with this man the story of the other time it had happened, in the hopes that it would allow him to feel a bit better, knowing he wasn't the only one to experience this. While he wasn't talking much, it was clear to me that he was upset. ...continue reading "Sometimes the Best Decisions are the Most Difficult"