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A “Pressing” Engagement

 Nothing splendid was ever created in cold blood. Heat is required to forge anything. Every great accomplishment is the story of a flaming heart.

-Arnold H. Glasgow

Okay, so technically this photo was taken before we were engaged. I just couldn’t resist. 🙂

Many might agree that love is forged through heat–the heat of passion, the heat of the “flaming heart.” But is falling in love an accomplishment? Or getting engaged? For one woman’s perspective on reasons why some of us might answer “yes,” check out Rachel W. Miller’s insightful essay “My Engagement Is, In Fact, An Accomplishment” on the comprehensive and smart wedding blog, APW: apracticalwedding.com.

Next up: the planning begins…

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