The whole world has been on tenterhooks following the hurricanes in America. Hurricane Harvey swept through Texas causing enormous destruction. People who got stuck in their homes need evacuation and shelter, there are food and water shortages, terrible damage to physical structures as well as loss of life. Babies are born in the storms and well, believe it or not, weddings do take place!!!!
Amidst the death and destruction, the pics of Shelley and Chris Holland in their beautiful wedding clothing has gone viral. A wedding in Hurricane Harvey is the last thing to be expected but it is a sign or hope, of the future, of rebuilding and moving forward and of new beginnings.
Shelley and Chris were all ready to get married on the 2nd September but as the winds gained in strength and the rain pounded down, the wedding in Hurricane Harvey seemed unlikely to happen.
Guests were unable to make it, the cake couldn’t be delivered on time, the church was flooded and the pastor’s home was destroyed.
Shelley felt devastated. All the planning that went into their special day was literally going to be washed away. It wasn’t only about the planning, the church and the pastor were going through a terrible time, as were their fellow Texans.
WEDDING IN HURRICANE HARVEY
But being one not to give up, and also being madly in love, Chris Holland said
The wedding would still happen no matter what.
The pastor, Jorge Cardeas, came to the party and found another chapel.
And the photographers came to the party too. Jim and Andi Davis, photographers, may not have expected a wedding in Hurricane Harvey, and it may have been their first ever in such conditions, but the photographs are absolutely exquisite.
The chapel that pastor Cardeas found was small and delightful, with high ceilings and lots of light. And then the streets, although flooded, gave the opportunity for the most incredible photographs with stunning lighting. The bride looked magnificent, the groom looked handsome, nobody cared if her dress got a little bit wet and the one thing that really shines through – True, Pure and Unconditional Love.
Even Hurricane can’t stop, if your love is true 💖