verandah country club wedding: ashleydawn + brandon

Blessed, blessed, blessed. I don’t know if there are more perfect words to describe my time, the friendship that has been built and the absolutely blessing it has been to work and capture the relationship and marriage of Ashleydawn and Brandon. Truly, a special couple.

Three years of sitting in church and building a friendship with a sweet, older couple, is exactly how God began this love story with Brandon and Ashleydawn. Every Sunday, Ashleydawn would spend time chatting with Joanne and Alan, and through the years this bond grew stronger, especially as they watched her relationship with Jesus blossom.

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I still remember the first time I met with Ashleydawn. Besides their love story being really amazing, I loved her heart. Ashleydawn was in a spot where she was wholeheartedly seeking the Lord…and nothing else. She wasn’t looking for a boyfriend, a husband, she was truly just searching for God’s will and plan in her life.

On March 25th,2012 after going to the alter and giving every dream to God completely and entirely, Ashleydawn went back to her seat. Joanne sweetly grabbed her hand and proceeded to ask her a few questions…”How old are you?”  “And you’re not married?” “Do you have a boyfriend?”

Joanne then looks at her husband Alan and says “Are you thinking what I’m thinking?!”

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Joanne then goes on to talk about her grandson, Brandon, who was a missionary for 7 years and how he has a heart completely for Christ. She asked Ashleydawn for her information and if she had “the facebook”. Giving it to her honestly just to be nice, and surely not thinking anything would EVER happen or come from it. However, a week later, to her surprise, Ashleydawn get an email from a gentleman, who lived in Ohio, asking me for the opportunity to get to know me…

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Meet Brandon. Joanne and Alan’s grandson.
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After a little more than a year of dating, this love story began a new chapter on May 18th, 2013, as these two became one.

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Brandon and Ashleydawn waiting until their wedding day for their first kiss. Such a special moment!
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Ashleydawn, you are amazingly beautiful inside and out.
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Congratulations Ashelydawn and Brandon!! God is so good and his faithfulness in your lives is truly beautiful.  I have been beyond blessed to get to know you guys over the past few months and capture your incredible love!

2 Responses to verandah country club wedding: ashleydawn + brandon
  1. Irma Pangelinan
    June 26, 2013 | 12:14 am

    Congratulations to Ashleydawn & Brandon, God has sent his Blessings to you. This is a beautiful “LOVE” story. The Pictures are so Beautiful. Congratulations to Mom and Dad, such loved people, you didn’t lose a daughter, you gained a son, and how wonderful he’s a christian too. God Bless you-all. My love to you. Irma

  2. Cindy Roides ( cousin)
    June 26, 2013 | 12:24 am

    Ashleydawn and Brandon, your wedding was absolutely stunning. May I say that the two of you compliment each other so well that god knew what he was doing when he brought the two of you together. May you both and your marriage be blessed. ❤Cousin, Cindy, Rochester, NY.

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