“And I know it aches and your heart it breaks and you can only take so much…. Walk on.” -U2, Walk On
It was my wedding day.
I found myself standing outside the doors to the chapel. My heart was racing. Pressure began building inside and I felt my eyes fill up with tears.
I can’t do this.
Before I could turn and run, the doors were flung open. I was caught off guard as 80 expectant faces turned to look at me. I scanned the crowd…. I saw my family and friends…. I saw my Dad and Stepfather waiting in front of the alter to give me away.
But I was going to have to walk down the aisle alone.
And that’s not how it was supposed to be.
I don’t know how long I paused there. I felt like I couldn’t move.
Then my eyes found Joe. And…
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