The Magnolia on the Wedding Day

27 Miracles found this story to be very uplifting…..



I spent the week before my daughter’s June wedding running last-minute trips to the caterer, florist, tuxedo shop, and the church about forty miles away. As happy as I was that Patsy was marrying a good Christian young man, I felt laden with responsibilities as I watched my budget dwindle . . . so many details, so many bills, and so little time. My son Jack was away at college, but he said he would be there to walk his younger sister down the aisle, taking the place of his dad who had died a few years before. He teased Patsy, saying he’d wanted to give her away since she was about three years old!

To save money, I gathered blossoms from several friends who had large magnolia trees. Their luscious, creamy-white blooms and slick green leaves would make beautiful arrangements against the rich dark wood inside the church.

After the rehearsal dinner the night before the wedding, we banked the podium area and choir loft with magnolias. As we left just before midnight, I felt tired but satisfied this would be the best wedding any bride had ever had! The music, the ceremony, the reception – and especially the flowers – would be remembered for years.

The big day arrived – the busiest day of my life – and while her brides maids helped Patsy to dress, her fiancée Tim, walked with me to the sanctuary to do a final check. When we opened the door and felt a rush of hot air, I almost fainted; and then I saw them – all the beautiful white flowers were black. Funeral black. An electrical storm during the night had knocked out the air conditioning system, and on that hot summer day, the flowers had wilted and died.

I panicked, knowing I didn’t have time to drive back to our hometown, gather more flowers, and return in time for the wedding. Tim turned to me. “Edna, can you get more flowers?  I’ll throw away these dead ones and put fresh flowers in these arrangements.”

I mumbled, “Sure,” as he be-bopped down the hall to put on his cuff links.  Alone in the large sanctuary, I looked up at the dark wooden beams in the arched ceiling. “Lord,” I prayed, “please help me. I don’t know anyone in this town. Help me find someone willing to give me flowers – in a hurry!”

I scurried out praying for four things: the blessing of white magnolias, courage to find them in an unfamiliar yard, safety from any dog that may bite my leg, and a nice person who would not get out a shotgun when I asked to cut his tree to shreds.  As I left the church, I saw magnolia trees in the distance. I approached a house . . . no dog in sight. I knocked on the door and an older man answered. So far so good . . . no shotgun. When I stated my plea the man beamed, “I’d be happy to!”  He climbed a stepladder and cut large boughs and handed them down to me.

Minutes later, as I lifted the last armload into my car trunk, I said, “Sir, you’ve made the mother  of a bride happy today.”

“No, Ma’am,” he said. “You don’t understand what’s happening here.”

“What?” I asked.

“You see, my wife of sixty-seven years died on Monday.  On Tuesday I received friends at the funeral home, and on Wednesday . . He paused. I saw tears welling up in his eyes.  “On Wednesday I buried her.” He looked away. “On Thursday most of my out-of-town relatives went back home, and on Friday – yesterday – my children left.

I nodded.

“This morning,” he continued, “I was sitting in my den crying out loud. I miss her so much. For the last sixteen years, as her health got worse, she needed me. But now nobody needs me.  This morning I cried, ‘Who needs an eighty-six-year-old wore-out man?  Nobody!  ‘I began to cry louder. ‘Nobody needs me!’ About that time, you knocked, and said, “Sir, I need you.”

I stood with my mouth open.

He asked, “Are you an angel?  The way the light shone around your head into my dark living room . .”

I assured him I was no angel.

He smiled. “Do you know what I was thinking when I handed you those magnolias?”


“I decided I’m needed. My flowers are needed. Why, I might have a flower ministry! I could give them to everyone!   Some caskets at the funeral home have no flowers. People need flowers at times like that and I have lots of them. They’re all over the backyard. I can give them to hospitals, churches – all sorts of places. You know what I’m going to do? I’m going to serve the Lord until the day He calls me home!”

I drove back to the church, filled with wonder. On Patsy’s wedding day, if anyone had asked me to encourage someone who was hurting, I would have said, “Forget it!  It’s my only daughter’s wedding, for goodness’ sake! There is no way I can minister to anyone today.”  But God found a way. Through dead flowers.

“Life is not the way it’s supposed to be. It’s the way it is.

The way you cope with it is what makes the difference.”

by: Edna Ellison

Reviews for 27 Miracles Wedding Consulting

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Mrs Hebbeler  /Mother of the Bride: 

My daughter Ivonne had a dream, have a beautiful wedding. She models bridal gowns. She loves weddings. Her fiance proposed and they started the planning.
Then Ivonne was diagnosed with Cancer.
As she battled the sickness, God sent two angels to her life, Minerva from Minerva’s Bridal (bridal store where she models for) and Rosie Moore owner of 27 Miracles. They decided to help Ivonne with the wedding of her dreams.
Rosie Moore was the planner of my daughter’s wedding. She truly has a gift and you can tell she really loves what she does. She is very organized with every detail. The result was absolutely beautiful, flowers, crystals, linens, cakes, invitations, photo booth, coffee station, Cinderella carriage and much more, nothing was missing in my daughter’s dream wedding.
We never imagined for anything to look more beautiful or to be more perfect.
Words cannot describe how thankful I am for making Ivonne and Andrew’s wedding so special and memorable!!

Ivonne defeated the cancer and Rosie made her dream come true!! Thanks Rosie Moore…


A Wonderful Wedding Planner!    

The 27 Miracles team always does a fantastic job! Decorating, and service is excellent!


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Rosie Moore is a Master Bridal Consultant who knows her way around a wedding. She’s organized, honest and efficient. Rosie will help you have your dream wedding. As an event rental company, A Chair Affair, Inc. knows every detail will be taken care of flawlessly when 27 Miracles is on the vendor list. Rosie is always a pleasure to work with.


She Went Above My Expectations    

Rosie was amazing!! She recommended the perfect shoes to dance in all night… which are Angela Nuran shoes… usually heels and comfortable don’t go together but Angela Nuran shoes are comfortable high heel shoes… you can purchase them through Rosie… Rosie took care of everything for me and I was relaxed in the planning process, I never had to run around stressed on my wedding day. If I was getting married again there is no doubt I would have Rosie as my wedding planner again. Highly recommend her services and the shoes!!!


Groom    Review….

She did a great job at organizing a very busy wedding day. The time and attention to detail that Rosie and her team take shows how much she loves and takes pride in her job. I would recommend her to future brides and grooms.



Rosie and her team did a fantastic job at making our wedding magical. We had a Disney themed wedding and she made sure we thought of everything and if we missed it she knew to add it. We were very happy with her service and would recommend her to everyone. She went out of her way to make our dreams come true. She’s even a travel agent and helped us with our honeymoon. Definitely a muti tasker.


Amazing Company To Work With  

Rosie Moore is very good at what she does. We have worked with her on many occasions from Weddings to your corporate events. 27 miracles is a company that I would highly recommend to use for all your events.

Great job and we look forward to working with you soon. From Orlando DJ and Lighting.

It Was Great Working With Rosie.

Rosie worked together with my sister to plan the most beautiful wedding day I could have asked for. Rosie, her husband and her assistant were kind, observant and attentive. 27 Miracles has my recommendation! Rosie is a wonderful wedding planner.

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This Movie is Missing Your Voice….

Hi Everyone, the big announcement is that a movie producer that is in town wants to produce A Story of Faith. The movie can only go to the big theater if friends like you will donate towards the movie making now! Once it comes out in the theaters it will be out for all to watch!


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The Big Announcement!!!

 Today it is with great excitement and joy that 27 Miracles  makes this announcement to you!!!!Rosie Moore, Master Bridal Consultant for 27 Miracles, wrote a book called a Story of Faith, in 2012 it was published. Through opportunities in life, she met a movie producer who has directed movies in theatres and took an interest in A Story of Faith. He has offered to produce A Story of Faith in theatres everywhere. But to do this we need everyone’s help. What do we need? We need the financial backing of everyone we know, everyone you know. Together this can be done. As little as 1.00 (less than a cup of coffee or bottle of soda). If 250,000 people each gave 1.00, we could have the movie produced in no time. Please review the link in this message it is the story that inspired this movie will this benefit? If you have not read the book, take a moment to read it, it is a short story that talks about faith and how having it can help you overcome many challenges in life. It is Rosie’s story of the struggles she encountered in life, the story of baby Kaleb and finally the story of how friends that worked with her in the wedding industry, came together and helped a young mother who was in financial crisis due to medical bills of her preemie baby, have the wedding of their dreams during the Christmas season.

Thank you in advance for your support. Please visit our facebook page as updates will be posted on there.
Here is the link to the book on Amazon you can also find it on Barnes and Noble as an ebook for Nook or Kindle or paper back, or you can also order through me directly. Part of the proceeds of the book will go to Nathaniel’s Hope, A Special Needs Children’s Ministry.

Thank you,
Rosie Moore

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A Story of Faith will be an inspirational, thought provoking film about the ability of faith to overcome any setback in life.

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Happy 4th of July!! Let’s Celebrate with Ivonne and Andrew!!

27 Miracles wants to thank those men and women that since the signing of the Declaration of Independence in 1776, have allowed our country to be free .

Today we want to also celebrate another miracle, at 1:45am, weighing in at  8 lbs and 20 1/4 inches long, Master Andrew (Drew, for short) came in to the world, to Ivonne and Andrew.  Mother, Father and baby are all doing well and recuperating alongside  their families.

27 Miracles wishes this family all the best with their little bundle of joy.  For those of you that do not know the story of Ivonne, please click on the following link Many times you hear a story and you don’t know what happens after the happy ending.  For some of you that don’t know Ivonne and Andrew, here is a link to all their stories and  remarkable journey.  So,  we here at 27 Miracles , rejoice with them on this happy occasion that has taken place.  A true miracle from God!!

You can view their maternity story here

Welcome Baby Drew!!!

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To see this little miracle from what was happening last year at this time is a blessing! Ivonne Marie Runway to Hope 1

To the Gift of Love Wedding and the miracle of healing …this is a miracle in itself!!!

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IMG_0437Congratulations Ivonne and Andrew!!!


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