David + Lesley’s Banner of Love

In a world of Pintrest weddings, everything is over-the-top and ultra-cute. But David and Lesley committed to a simple ceremony. They wanted it centered on Jesus and family oriented. They stood under a homemade chuppa, a symbol that God’s banner over us is love. The receiving line at Starbucks was a nice touch (they even met a sherif there who gave Lesley her deputy badge!).

I know Lesley. She’s a courtship advocate and a Pride and Prejudice fanatic. I asked her before she had met David if she was waiting to meet her Mr. Darcy. Her response? “Yes, I’m waiting, but I prefer Mr. Bingley. He’s got the better smile.”

She found her Mr. Bingley and on Friday, she became his wife!

I was honored to be a part of their special day. I enjoyed being the photographer for their relaxed, simple, and poorly lit ceremony with little pressure to perform – I have a new respect though for professional wedding photographers!

Enjoy the photos and many blessings on David and Lesley’s marriage!

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“Let the wife make the husband glad to come home, and let him make her sorry to see him leave.” Martin Luther

11 Responses to David + Lesley’s Banner of Love

    • Thanks Ash 🙂 Yeah, it was a little tricky. But I miss seeing you in that lighting – and outside of it!! Come and visit soon!!

  1. Mazel Tov on your marriage- David, you make me so proud and I cannot wait until I meet the woman that is making you so darn happy! My love to you both, Terri

  2. How intimate and beautiful the wedding ceremony was, encircled by everyone who deeply loves you both, it could not have been any more perfect. Our blessings to you! We are mighty proud of both of you. Your parents/in-laws.

  3. Congratulations, Lesley and David! May God bless and keep you all thr days of your life! So happy for you,
    Love
    Donna from down under!

  4. We’re so happy, Lesley, that you’ve joined our family; we love you both. The photos show what a lovely wedding you two shared. We pray that God keeps you both close to Him.