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                                SOUL TO SOUL
natalie + damien
Deerwood, Minnesota
“LOVE ALWAYS PROTECTS, ALWAYS TRUSTS, ALWAYS HOPES, AND ALWAYS PERSEVERES.” - 1 CORINTHIANS 13:4-7
written by Kristi Schonrock
 Finding your soul mate can work in mysterious ways. Natalie had met Damien for the first time at a mutual friend’s bonfire. Damien says, “I remember thinking she was beautiful, but I didn’t really say anything except for ‘Hey’, and hoped the next interaction would go better. It did, even though I stayed in the friend zone for a while.” Natalie blossomed a true friendship with Damien over the years. Following a hard break-up, Damien voluntarily became Natalie’s helper and healer. Damien was the endearing light Natalie just never knew she needed all along. She may not have seen the spark before, but she was never going to let the spark between herself and Damien go again. Natalie saw how wonderful Damien interacted with her daughter. She saw how selfless he was, always putting Natalie’s feelings
first and foremost. Upon reconnecting, this was when Natalie became certain Damien would be her forever. “He’s the definition of 1 Corinthians 13:4-7.”
As a little girl, Natalie dreamed of a magnificent “Cinderella” wedding complete with a joyous ballroom and an elegant black tie event, topped off with lavish elements. Precisely one year was the amount of time Natalie needed to soundly plan her wedding day, and although it turned out much differently than she had once dreamed of, she would not change a single thing. Both Natalie and Damien agreed on a summer wedding and June 1st sounded just perfect. Once the date was locked in, their venue was next on the high
photography // LOVELY DAY FLEUR PHOTOGRAPHY
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