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Sally Anne & Russell’s wedding at Tres Jolie in Roodepoort


The wedding date was 28 March 2014, coincidentally the same date that Surika and I got married on, so I won’t forget this one easily! Sally and Russell got married at the beautiful Tres Jolie, but their love story started 16 years earlier. I asked Sally to tell us more… We have so many incredible stories to share and therefore decided to go through our Box of Treasures and find a special memory that reflects our relationship. Chapter 1: We found a poem – a poem that I wrote for Rus 16 years ago when we started dating – 06 May 1998.  We wanted to share these special words with you… “TO YOU I BELONG” To you I belong… Like the sea belongs to the earth Like the birds to the sky Like the diamonds to the soil It is in you I trust and it is a love that we know…   To you I belong… Like the foe trusts the deer Like the duckling to the swan Like the sword of the knight It is in you  I trust and it is a love that we share…   To you I belong… Like a mother loves her baby Like the reflection of an image Like the strength of a vine It is in you  I trust and it is a love that we cherish…   It is only in YOU!   Russell Brown, we belong to each other – you are my puzzle piece that fits perfectly.  These three words are just for you ~ I LOVE YOU!    Our advice: Trust each other 100%, commit, understand each other and don’t change the person you fell in love with.  Be yourself and remember, True Love is a blessing!

 1 Corinthians 13:4-8

“Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud.  It does not dishonour others, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs.  Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth.  It always protects, always trusts, always hopes, always perseveres.  Love never fails. But where there are prophecies, they will cease; where there are tongues, they will be stilled; where there is knowledge, it will pass away. Family and friends, it is now time to share our photographs with you J Enjoy xxx 28 March 2014 ~ JAI HO! Sally & Russell, may the next 16 years be as blessed as the first 16, thanks for making us a part of your special day. We had a fantastic time with you, your friends and your family, together we now share a very special day that not one of us will ever forget.

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Beautiful pictures Sal and Russ 🙂

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