This afternoon, a crowd of 200 people gathered for the blessing of the new memorial wall installed by the Mercury Old Boys Association. I had the opportunity to photograph this event on such a beautiful day! It began with the sound of drums played by the St. Andrew’s Pipe Band leading a march from Hamble Gardens to St. Andrew’s Church in Hamble. The service was lead by Father Graham Whiting and the blessing of the plaque was given by Father Peter Dodson. It ended with a solemn sound of the bugle.
It was a beautiful autumn afternoon at St. Andrew’s Church filled with close family and friends to celebrate Heather and Terry’s Golden Wedding Anniversary. Nothing could sum up the beauty of true love than seeing a couple who made a decision fifty years ago to love one another, to commit to one another through better or worse, richer or poorer, sickness and health, and still be happily married! What a miracle that God has bestowed upon them!
It has been an honour getting to know Heather and Terry and I am encouraged daily by their faith, their continuous generosity, and of course, their love.