Many people dream of the BIG WEDDING, the fairy tale ending with cake makers, dress designers, florists, jewelers, photographers and more for the low low price of a mortgage-like sum!!! But it might just be causing heartbreak, damaging society, and hurting people’s faith.

When my wife and I first were engaged, we planned to get married a full two years later so we could save money for our BIG WEDDING. She wanted the big fancy catering hall and I wanted to give it to her. I was working and she was just graduating from college so I wanted to provide that for her.

I remember that it was the remark of a Jesuit who, when I told him that we weren’t planning to be married for two years so we could save money for the wedding. He literally said, “Hey man, what does money have to do with love?”

I rolled me eyes and dismissed his comment as hippie jabbering but it stayed with me and ate at me.

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*subhead*Lavish or holy?*subhead*