We’ve felt it in our fingers, felt it in our bones, love was all around us and so the feeling grows. What was supposed to be a common wedding of two people who share love, became an internet frenzy that melts our hearts and brings tears to our eyes. The overwhelming moment of North Carolina Couple went viral after it succeded to reveal the genuine connection between two people who really love each other.
A photo of a young marine praying with his future bride went viral after it was posted on Facebook by the wedding photographer. The artist captured a most powerful moment, when the two soon-to-become married shared an emotional peaceful time to pray and align their spirits to the holy ceremonial atmosphere.
US Marine CPl. Caleb Earnwood took some minutes to pray along with his bride Maggie, shortly before their matrimonial ceremony in Asheville, North Carolina pronounced them as man and wife.
Taking a few minutes of rest from the crowd and enjoying a highly emotional moment together, the two people in love found themselves overwhelmed by their feelings. The picture reveals Caleb Earwood, 12, praying aloud and thanking God for his soon to be bride. Maggie Earwood, 22, leans up against the wall while she tries to keep her tears from falling.
The picture reveals the couple standing back to back, facing away from another, in order to honor tradition and avoid making eye contact before exchanging their wedding vows.
Photographer Dwayne Schmidt, responsible for shooting this powerful image, shared the photo on Facebook and in a matter of minutes the image became viral, with more than 25.000 likes.
“I have photographed a lot of weddings. This has to be one of the best things I have ever got to see much less photograph.” declared the wedding photographer.
The couple’s private moment has proved to be so powerful thanks to the feelings they both share for each other. While Maggie was silently praying, her soon-to-be husband took the chance to make a short spiritual speech in which he was thanking God for his beautiful wife and for the amazing family he was about to marry into. Maggie’s reaction was a genuine heartfelt moment, revealing the strong feelings that literally overwhelmed her peaceful praying state.
The beautiful love story started two years ago, after a previous high school friendship. The couple will soon enjoy their honey moon that will begin in Dollywood, Tennesee, before settling down together in their new marital home.
No matter who we are and what we do, the only thing that makes our lives worth living is love and the people we can share it with. Common ceremonies turn into magical events whenever the intensity of emotions unravels in a discrete and overwhelming celebration.