A Shower

Pale white-rimmed, glass lantern

Hanging over aqua-blue seas

Smooth, blush-colored candle,

Unlit, awaiting it’s potential

Accompanied by the soft, full bloom

Of iridescent-colored petals

Waiting for me.


White lace that clings and shapes

Diamonds that settle comfortably

Atop of collarbones

White, heeled shoes that clack

Excitedly against tiled floor

Pacing, anxiously awaiting

The arrival of guests.


Last weekend was my bridal shower and everything felt like a wonderful dream. I was beyond blessed by my family and friends. The decorations were lovely, the games a blast, the food delicious, the gifts generous, and the company priceless. I hope to always remember it as it was, a wonderful day. 

My best advice to any bride out there who is dealing with the stress: be sure to put aside your expectations on big days and simply focus on being in the moment to enjoy it. Things will always go differently than we planned (but that is not always a bad thing). If you are anything like me, you will plan and plan and plan and plan and plan. There’s nothing wrong with being a planner, just remember that on that day to let go of your plans and let it be. With that attitude, I was able to truly and entirely enjoy my Bridal Shower completely, even when things did not go exactly according to plan.


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