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With images that show pure devotion and an unending love, this scenic Oklahoma Salt Plains engagement shoot by Andi Bravo Photography reminds us that true love does exist. Brittany and Roberto’s love for one another is clear as day in this dramatic and captivating landscape. Following their stroll through the salt flats, the couple finished their shoot with a climb up The Glass Mountains. Keep scrolling to see more from this enchanting engagement shoot.

Photos // Andi Bravo Photography

From the bride: “It all began with Roberto’s Bible study and my trip home from the mission field in France during the summer of 2017. Shortly after we met we developed a casual friendship with one another since we consistently met up for Bible studies and communion with friends. Nothing seemed out of the usual, and I considered Roberto to be a wonderful godly man who had a genuine love for God and for his small flock of believers. The weeks flew by and I was making plans to return to France as I had already applied for my visa. I had no intention of remaining in the United States, but God had other plans in mind for me! A few weeks later, we traveled to Arkansas to visit a friend. Between talks about callings, beliefs, hobbies, backgrounds and other miscellaneous facts about our lives, we unconsciously were on the brink of discovering that there was a kindling flame in our souls towards one another. Being intrigued, Roberto persuaded me to accompany him to a mutual friend’s wedding the very next afternoon, not necessarily as a date, but as ‘just a friend.’ The following evening we were caught up in a lengthy conversation, which led to both of us slowly realizing over the next week, that we could not seem to get each other off of our minds. After making every little excuse to see each other, we saw how perfectly formed we were for one another in every minute detail. The last year for us has been a whirlwind of falling profoundly in love with one another. Precisely one year later, on July 7, 2018, Roberto romantically proposed to me at the Tulsa Botanic Gardens. I, of course, emphatically saids, ‘YES!’ How good and how faithful God has been to us both, we have found the one whom our souls love.

Roberto arranged for my girlfriends to convince me to go and explore the Tulsa Botanic Gardens with them on a ‘Girl’s Day Out.’ I was greatly looking forward to this, as it had been some time since I had spent some one-on-one time with them. We meandered through the paths and as we climbed up the steps by the waterfall, we chatted casually about the different kinds of flowers and plants, little did I know who awaited me above. As we approached the landing one of my girls pointed to our left and asked about the name of a flower, I glanced over and gasped, as Roberto was waiting in the middle of the patio, wearing my favorite of his blue blazers, with his black hair slicked back, and holding a bunch of red roses. Softly our special song began to play in the background, ‘Bless the Broken Road.’  I felt like I was floating on air, as I breathlessly stepped towards him. I was thinking the whole time, ‘How did I not realize that today was the day? Is it really happening?!’ All I could think of was wanting to savor that moment forever, and it is now sealed in my memory. The sound of the waterfall with the words of our song harmonizing over it, the delicate scent of those beautiful roses that I now have dried to try to preserve them. The way his voice cracked when he said, ‘Hey Baby, are you having a good day?’ and the way he expressed the most eloquent, heartfelt speech that I’ve ever heard in my life, as he, the love of my life, knelt to one knee pulled out a white leather box and said those words I’d so longed to hear, ‘Will you give me the honor of being my wife?’ The ring was absolutely stunning, but the commitment and the love in every detail and the blessing it would prove to be to be this man’s wife, was more than I could explain in simple words. As I said, ‘Yes!’ he picked me up off the ground in the warmest embrace, while family and friends popped out from behind florals and greens to congratulate us! Never will I forget that day, as you might expect!”