Love is a wondrous thing that binds people together, and nothing, neither race nor sexual orientation, should be allowed to hinder a couple’s freedom to love. I know R. and A. join me in hoping that California will soon help to again lead the way in protecting marriage equality for all.
My first draft was a bit more elliptical in its support for gay marriage, but R & A were very serious about how important this issue was for them, and this is what they wanted. I was only too happy to comply.
Oh, and I think another first was that the holy text in which I concealed my cheat sheets was HP Lovecraft's Supernatural Horror in Literature.
The groom was nervous, the bride was stunning. Not everything went perfectly, but everything went beautifully. In other words, a great wedding.
But most importantly, I turned a mail-order ordination into hard currency.