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BY Charlene Strong

October 22 2009 1:20 PM ET

1 PIXEL GIF | ADVOCATE.COMCHARLES PEREZ KEITH RINEHARD WEDDING LEAD X560 (COURTESY) | ADVOCATE.COM

Most
important, for us, was the promise to focus on what’s right between
us and not on that which seems wrong. To be the father to each other’s
children and to cherish each other as long as we both shall live.
 
It’s pretty heavy stuff, but it’s also amazingly light, empowering, and uplifting. It’s bigger than either of us individually.



At the end, Mary pronounced us, according to the laws of the great state of Connecticut, a married couple, husband and husband.
 
We kissed.




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