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Photo of Marine and his bride praying before wedding goes viral [PHOTO]
dailycaller.com ^ | 6-14-2013 | Taylor Bigler

Posted on 06/14/2013 3:37:56 PM PDT by servo1969

A simple image of a Lynchburg, Va., Marine and his bride praying before their wedding has gone viral.

In the photo, Bre and Josh Curtas are seen holding hands from around a corner so that the groom cannot see the bride.

According to Bre, who started a Tumblr account after the photo went viral, the future husband and wife were were praying for their marriage.

“My husband prayed that God would bless our marriage, that through thick or thin together we would never lose hope in one another,” she wrote. “That instead of focusing on each others imperfections we would always rely on Christ’s perfection.”

The sweet photo was taken before the couple’s wedding last August, and seems to have gained traction online in the midst of wedding season.

“There we sat around the corner hand in hand, and together we bowed our heads. People were rushing about; the wedding coordinator directing people here and there, the photographers snapping photos and the bridal party enjoying each others company,” Bre continued. “Yet in that moment, in the quietness of our hearts and minds, my husband and I were alone in the presence of our Savior, Jesus Christ.”


TOPICS: Local News; Military/Veterans; Religion; Society
KEYWORDS: bride; lynchburg; marines; photo; picture; virginia; wedding

1 posted on 06/14/2013 3:37:56 PM PDT by servo1969
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To: servo1969

Will he be disciplined for this?

I’m dead serious.


2 posted on 06/14/2013 3:39:04 PM PDT by fwdude ( You cannot compromise with that which you must defeat.)
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To: servo1969

Back to E-1, Corporal.


3 posted on 06/14/2013 3:39:57 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (I'll raise $2million for Sarah Palin's next run. What'll you do?)
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To: servo1969
God will surely bless their union...
4 posted on 06/14/2013 3:40:11 PM PDT by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: servo1969

Our God is great and powerful!


5 posted on 06/14/2013 3:40:12 PM PDT by Broker (Obama, the devils fart.)
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To: servo1969

Damn Christians.

Punish him before Jesus and the Love of God infect others, like a plague and they catch happiness, contentment and love and a certainty that all is well with God The Father, Jesus and the Holy Spirit in your life as guides and protectors.


6 posted on 06/14/2013 3:45:02 PM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously, you won't live through it anyway)
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To: fwdude

I highly, highly, HIGHLY doubt it.


7 posted on 06/14/2013 3:47:37 PM PDT by Future Snake Eater (CrossFit.com)
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To: servo1969
God bless this couple, and all like them. This is the America of my forefathers...and it gives great hope to know it is alive in the hearts of so many:

AMERICA AT THE CROSSROADS OF HISTORY

8 posted on 06/14/2013 3:48:22 PM PDT by Jeff Head
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To: fwdude
Will he be disciplined for this?

Air Force maybe, Marine Corps never.

9 posted on 06/14/2013 3:48:29 PM PDT by chesty_puller (Viet Nam 1970-71 He who shed blood with me shall forever be my brother. Shak.)
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To: servo1969
Philippians 2:2

"Then make my joy complete by being like-minded, having the same love, being one in spirit and purpose."

10 posted on 06/14/2013 3:51:36 PM PDT by Kartographer ("We mutually pledge to each other our lives, our fortunes and our sacred honor.")
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To: servo1969

Amen!


11 posted on 06/14/2013 3:53:24 PM PDT by faucetman ( Just the facts, ma'am, Just the facts)
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To: servo1969

God bless them.


12 posted on 06/14/2013 3:55:59 PM PDT by Repeal The 17th (We have met the enemy and he is us.)
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To: fwdude

Spiritual head of his household. Lump in my throat. This is a marriage blessed by God.

Colonel, USAFR


13 posted on 06/14/2013 3:57:31 PM PDT by jagusafr (the American Trinity (Liberty, In G0D We Trust, E Pluribus Unum))
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To: All

Wow, that brought a tear to my eye.

I pray they have a long and blessed marriage.


14 posted on 06/14/2013 3:57:33 PM PDT by ClarenceThomasfan (What is America coming too?)
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To: ClarenceThomasfan

The stuff of which MY America is made STILL LIVES. And a perverted life form called obama cannot kill it!


15 posted on 06/14/2013 4:00:54 PM PDT by Dick Bachert (There's room under my bus for BOTH Holder and obozo!)
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To: Dick Bachert

I PRAY you are right.


16 posted on 06/14/2013 4:03:38 PM PDT by Ann Archy (Abortion.....the HUMAN Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: servo1969

that is pretty amazing.


17 posted on 06/14/2013 4:05:22 PM PDT by schm0e ("we are in the midst of a coup.")
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To: servo1969

Wow. There is so much that’s good in that pic. I can see why it’s struck a chord with people.


18 posted on 06/14/2013 4:08:16 PM PDT by Yardstick
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To: chesty_puller
(Will he be disciplined for this?) Air Force maybe, Marine Corps never.
As long as he has his CO's permission to get married he'll be okay.
Remember, if the Corps wanted you to have a wife, it would have issued you one.
Semper Fi ...
19 posted on 06/14/2013 4:10:44 PM PDT by oh8eleven (RVN '67-'68)
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To: schm0e

So refreshing to see something so uplifting.


20 posted on 06/14/2013 4:11:39 PM PDT by g.i.joe
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To: jagusafr

Amen!


21 posted on 06/14/2013 4:12:08 PM PDT by Jane Long (While Marxists continue the fundamental transformation of the USA, progressive RINOs stay silent.)
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To: oh8eleven

I had to ask for permission from my Skipper.


22 posted on 06/14/2013 4:13:33 PM PDT by chesty_puller (Viet Nam 1970-71 He who shed blood with me shall forever be my brother. Shak.)
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To: servo1969

Wow! A couple who know they NEED and ASK FOR God’s blessing on their union. They will surely be blessed! Beautiful!


23 posted on 06/14/2013 4:18:51 PM PDT by Scarlet7
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To: fwdude
It is only a matter of time before military uniforms will not be allowed to be worn in a Christian wedding.

I'm dead serious.

24 posted on 06/14/2013 4:24:11 PM PDT by informavoracious (We're being "punished" with Stanley Ann's baby. Obamacare: shovel-ready healthcare.)
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To: fwdude
“Will he be disciplined for this?”

For being heterosexual,probably. And unfortunately I am very serious

25 posted on 06/14/2013 4:33:31 PM PDT by Cyman
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To: servo1969
Additional details:
Beautiful Picture: Prayer Before a Wedding

26 posted on 06/14/2013 4:37:39 PM PDT by A.A. Cunningham (Barry Soetoro can't pass E-verify)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

That would be Private. The Corps distinguishes between ones pay grade and ones rank.


27 posted on 06/14/2013 4:39:41 PM PDT by A.A. Cunningham (Barry Soetoro can't pass E-verify)
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To: servo1969

The stuff of which MY America is made STILL LIVES. And a perverted life form called obama cannot kill it!
Join me in praying that this young man — and all his comrades in arms — return to their loved ones.


28 posted on 06/14/2013 4:46:01 PM PDT by Dick Bachert (There's room under my bus for BOTH Holder and obozo!)
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To: servo1969

Wow. Screen went blurry all of a sudden.


29 posted on 06/14/2013 4:52:47 PM PDT by BfloGuy (Don't try to explain yourself to liberals; you're not the jackass-whisperer.)
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To: servo1969

Man I love this photo. I saved it days ago.

This is what marriage is. This is what love is. This is what a wedding looks like.

Despite the tons of propaganda to the contrary.


30 posted on 06/14/2013 4:54:29 PM PDT by Persevero (Homeschooling for Excellence since 1992)
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To: A.A. Cunningham
Wow, I only grew up in the Marine Corps. My late father (USMC 1943 - 1965) was in communications, finishing out as a Gunnery Sergeant Commo Chief. Thanks for filling me in.
31 posted on 06/14/2013 4:57:55 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: servo1969

Remember when this was not a crime?

Pray for America to Wake Up


32 posted on 06/14/2013 5:13:50 PM PDT by bray (Stop tolerating beheading!)
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To: bray

I hope they have a very large family ...at least 10 kids.


33 posted on 06/14/2013 5:25:34 PM PDT by LibsRJerks (s)
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To: servo1969

Tears.


34 posted on 06/14/2013 6:03:29 PM PDT by Ronin (Dumb, dependent and Democrat is no way to go through life - Rep. L. Gohmert, Tex)
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To: oh8eleven

I was once turned down for an assignment because I was NOT married. It was at Camp David and the Corps wanted only stable married officers there. I was offered an assignment at 8th and I instead, which I declined.

Semper Fi,


35 posted on 06/14/2013 7:05:48 PM PDT by 2nd Bn, 11th Mar (The "p" in Democrat stands for patriotism.)
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To: chesty_puller
Air Force maybe, Marine Corps never.

It's very unwise to assume that *anything* is safe in *any* branch of the Armed Forces under the current Community Organizer-In-Chief.There must have been at least one same sex "couple" of Marines at that Armed Forces Gay Pride celebration held at the White House a few months ago.

36 posted on 06/14/2013 7:06:55 PM PDT by Gay State Conservative (The Civil Servants Are No Longer Servants...Or Civil.)
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To: informavoracious
It is only a matter of time before military uniforms will not be allowed to be worn in a Christian wedding.

How much time?

37 posted on 06/14/2013 7:07:59 PM PDT by xone
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To: All

he better hurry up, they leave for Syria soon...


38 posted on 06/14/2013 7:09:52 PM PDT by newnhdad (Our new motto: USA, it was fun while it lasted.)
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To: g.i.joe

especially involving youngsters.


39 posted on 06/14/2013 7:15:58 PM PDT by schm0e ("we are in the midst of a coup.")
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
No problem, pogue. You should know better. There's a big difference between being a Marine brat and actually serving in the Corps. A fact which your father probably reminded you of on numerous occasions but one you obviously failed to learn.
40 posted on 06/14/2013 7:32:04 PM PDT by A.A. Cunningham (Barry Soetoro can't pass E-verify)
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To: A.A. Cunningham

Thanks for insulting a disabled veteran because he didn’t choose the branch of service that you like best. Conservatism at its best. Why don’t you go call Jim a swab jockey or insult on of those “zoomies,” “Coasties,” or “wing-wipers” that post here.


41 posted on 06/14/2013 7:36:54 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (I'll raise $2million for Sarah Palin's next run. What'll you do?)
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To: xone
It is only a matter of time before military uniforms will not be allowed to be worn in a Christian wedding.

How much time?

I don't know. I do know that if someone told me ten years ago military chaplains would have to refrain from publicly praying in the name of Jesus I would have said they were nuts.

42 posted on 06/14/2013 7:46:31 PM PDT by informavoracious (We're being "punished" with Stanley Ann's baby. Obamacare: shovel-ready healthcare.)
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To: Gay State Conservative

I’m almost glad my father passed away in 2002 before this all happened. I don’t know how he’d have dealt with it.

Marine Corp. Uses California Gay Pride Parade For Recruitment
http://www.inquisitr.com/149198/marine-corp-uses-california-gay-pride-parade-for-recruitment/#A7DQLJ6Kr8sdXQ3E.99

Wearing uniform at gay parade a personal choice
http://www.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20120722/NEWS/207220306/Wearing-uniform-gay-parade-personal-choice

Marines Hit the Ground Running in Seeking Recruits at Gay Center
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/09/21/us/marine-recruiters-visit-gay-center-in-oklahoma.html?pagewanted=all&_r=0

The Many, The Gay, The New Marines to Celebrate Gay Pride Month
http://godfatherpolitics.com/5735/the-many-the-gay-the-new-marines-celebrate-gay-pride-month/#ixzz2WFV2qeuf


43 posted on 06/14/2013 7:47:53 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (I'll raise $2million for Sarah Palin's next run. What'll you do?)
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To: chesty_puller
I had to ask for permission from my Skipper.
I came back to the world in late July '68, got married, then reported to Lejeune (E 2/10).
Things are going great during the review of my SRB in front of the CO and 1st Sgt, when all of a sudden the CO looks at my hand, sees my wedding ring and bellows - WTF gave you permission to get married!?!
LOL ... who gnu?
44 posted on 06/15/2013 5:16:33 AM PDT by oh8eleven (RVN '67-'68)
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To: servo1969

Is that a silver star on his chest? First ribbon to the left?


45 posted on 06/15/2013 5:29:09 AM PDT by RinaseaofDs
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To: ClarenceThomasfan

And fruitful!


46 posted on 06/15/2013 8:50:06 AM PDT by ops33 (Senior Master Sergeant, USAF (Retired))
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To: RinaseaofDs

It sure does look like it but this pic doesn’t have enough resolution to be positive.


47 posted on 06/15/2013 12:06:35 PM PDT by servo1969
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To: RinaseaofDs

No. it isn’t. Here’s a link to a much higher resolution version:
http://images.huffingtonpost.com/2013-06-14-prayingphoto.jpg


48 posted on 06/15/2013 12:11:42 PM PDT by servo1969
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