Introducing For The First Time Mr. And Mrs. Jordan Kamali

american_flagToday I was blessed with the pleasure of sharing in the marriage ceremony of Jordan Kamali and Natalie Stewart.  I have been blessed with the opportunity to officiate many wedding ceremonies.  It never gets old nor do I take for granted the privilege of being part of such a wonderful event.  My part as minister is miniscule compared to the commitment the two are making to each other.  The grandest part of the wedding is the understanding that God is taking two individuals from separate families and making them one in His sight.

It had been quite a while since I had officiated a wedding with the groom in his uniform.  Jordan is serving our nation as a member of the United States Army.  Jordan and Natalie made a beautiful couple.  I hope this day will stand out in their memories as one of the best of their lives.  It is my pleasure to say to Jordan and all who serve our nation, “thank you.”

This wedding will stand out in my mind in many ways.  It was touching to see Natalie give to Jordan the ring that had been his father’s wedding band.  Jordan’s father passed away a few years ago.  This gesture allowed his father Saadi to be part of the ceremony.  I am very certain Saadi would have been proud of his son and the bride he has chosen.

My friend Guy Lewis was supposed to take the pictures for the wedding.  Just prior to the beginning of the wedding Guy was having chest pains and had to leave in an ambulance.  Guy has had two heart attacks in the last few months.  He gave us quite a scare but it turned out Guy “only”  had pneumonia.  Guy is fine and the young couple are on their way to years of happiness.  This wedding will always stand out in my mind as something special.  Congratulations to Jordan and Natalie Kamali.  In His hand, dell kimberly


2 Responses to Introducing For The First Time Mr. And Mrs. Jordan Kamali

  1. Carina says:

    It was an absolutely beautiful ceremony Dell. It was also an honor and privilege to have my son be married by someone who is also a cherished family friend. Today was both incredibly joyful, but also a sad reminder that Saadi is not here to be with us. I am so thankful for you, as are the kids. Whatever you said to Hayley helped her get through this very tough day. My kids will continue to have milestones…and their dad is not physically here to share in those events. She was very upset, but calmed by your loving, heartfelt words. This IS exactly what you were meant to do. You have a very special gift, and we thank you for being our friend, and sharing that gift with us.

  2. Dell Kimberly says:

    You are welcome the honor was mine.

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