What if you spent every day looking for One Beautiful Thing?

One Exceptionally Beautiful Thing


“No union is more profound than marriage, for it embodies the highest ideals of love, fidelity, devotion, sacrifice, and family. In forming a marital union, two people become something greater than once they were. As some of the petitioners in these cases demonstrate, marriage embodies a love that may endure even past death. It would misunderstand these men and women to say they disrespect the idea of marriage. Their plea is that they do respect it, respect it so deeply that they seek to find its fulfillment for themselves. Their hope is not to be condemned to live in loneliness, excluded from one of civilization’s oldest institutions. They ask for equal dignity in the eyes of the law. The Constitution grants them that right.

The judgment of the Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit is reversed.

It is so ordered.” – Justice Anthony Kennedy, author of today’s Supreme Court written decision

I will never forget today.

Author: Donna from MyOBT

I have committed to spending part of every day looking for at least one beautiful thing, and sharing what I find with you lovelies!

27 thoughts on “One Exceptionally Beautiful Thing

  1. How do I “like” twice?

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  2. ❤ ❤ ❤

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  3. My arms have goosebumps and my eyes are leaking.

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  4. A long time coming but most welcome news!!

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  5. One bit of evidence that the United States has the ability to act like a grown up. Hooray for all of us!

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  6. I am very proud of my adopted country today. I felt quite tearful when the news came in.

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  7. This is so wonderful. I honestly don’t have the words to express the depth of my joy!

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  8. So happy for all of you, celebrating Pride up here in Toronto! Congratulations!

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  9. Today is the day of the pride parade in Helsinki. What a party it will be! Congratulations USA!

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