I mentioned that “my daughters” were going to have a wedding reception, right? Well the event finally happened…and man was it something. Something, hmm. Not sure how else to describe it.
Traditionally, young couples move in together, and then they are married. The children who still follow and listen to their parents guidance, will arrange to have a village cultural leader and the church leaders come and bless it first. Other parents don’t know beforehand, and then the blessings may or may not happen afterwards. Anyways, my first daughter didn’t tell her parents ahead of time, but they were still in agreement, and had two different “blessing” type ceremonies. The second did tell her parents first, so they did the cultural and church blessings together. She’s young so her parents weren’t necessarily in agreement, though, but still followed through with their daughter’s wishes.

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