Dove Release

Bride and Groom Releasing Doves

Doves mate for life … Why not consider this symbol as a special gift for a couple, which will be appreciated and remembered, representing the pledge by newlyweds to sustain and advance each other in their plans, ideas, and aspirations.

Doves are in simple terms, pigeons; they are excellent navigators and can be trained to do many wonderful things.  After their release they easily find their way home.

The dove has continually held the symbol of peace …

Butterfly Release Legend

Butterfly Release Legend

According to an American Indian Legend, if anyone desires a wish to come true they must first capture a butterfly and whisper that wish to it.

Since a butterfly can make no sound, the butterfly can not reveal the wish to anyone but the Great Spirit who hears and sees all.

In gratitude for giving the beautiful butterfly its freedom, the Great Spirit always grants the wish.

So, according to legend, by making a wish and giving the butterfly its freedom, the wish will be taken to the heavens and be granted.

*Editors note: The Great…

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Why Valentine’s Day is a great day to marry

Smoky Mountains Valentines Day Wedding

Valentine’s Day is the best day to get married !!

So many people comment on Valentine’s Day being cheesy or over romantic, or a corporate scam to make boyfriends spend more on their girlfriends, but Saint Valentine’s Day carries a great message behind it.

Saint Valentine was slain because he broke the law, the law forbidding men to marry. Marriage was outlawed in Valentine’s Day because the king didn’t want men distracted by love (it’s so distracting isn’t it!). Instead he wanted them on the battlefield fighting and dying for their country.
Father Valentine, as he was then known, broke the rules…

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