See part 1 for disclaimer

The song "God Gave Me You" is the property of Bryan White and his record label. No copyright infringement is intended. The song "To Get Me to You" is the property of Lila McCann and her record label. No copyright infringement is intended. The song "Heaven" is the property of Bryan Adams and his record label. No copyright infringement is intended.

Every head turned to look as the strains of Mendelssohn's Wedding March begun to play. Gina and Donna were the first down the aisle. Then CJ and her father came.

As he watched her coming down the aisle toward him, Toby thought "She looks beautiful, no actually she looks more than beautiful. The dress totally suits her and her style. It's not flashy. Hold on a minute, her hair pinned up. It's the first time I've ever seen it like that. I'll have to remember to tell her I like it like that." He realized that she was smiling at him and he smiled back. Then they reached him. Her father kissed her cheek, and then placed her hand in Toby's.

From the moment she had started to walk down the aisle, CJ had seen only Toby. She wondered what he was thinking as she walked to him. She saw him looking at the dress. She thought for a moment of all the discussions they had over the dress, and smiled. He smiled back, and then they were there. She felt her father kiss her cheek and then he took her hand and placed it in Toby's. She knew then that she was were she belonged. And that it was very likely that she would be unable to remember a moment of the wedding. She heard the justice of the peace speak, and she tried to turn her attention to what he was saying. She couldn't though, she was too focused on Toby. She heard the man start to say the traditional wedding vows and she repeated them.

Toby's attention was on CJ, not on the justice of the peace. He smiled when she hesitated speaking, for just a moment. He knew that she was paying no more attention to the man than he was. He smiled at her as she was saying her vows. Then he noticed the justice of the peace turn to him. He repeated the vows that CJ had just said.

Sam got the rings from his pocket when it was time. He handed one to CJ and one to Toby. They exchanged the rings, and were pronounced husband and wife. The justice of the peace then laughed and said you may kiss the bride. Toby drew CJ closer to him and kissed her gently.

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"We're really married now." CJ said softly to Toby. They were in the limousine going to the reception.

"Yes we are." Toby said. "Have I told you how beautiful you look today?"

"No."

"You look very beautiful today."

"You haven't said anything about the dress, yet.

"Are you fishing for a compliment?" Toby laughed.

"No, it's just you've teased me so much about this dress. And I want to know what you think of it?"

"I love it. I still think that if I had seen the magazine I could have picked out the one you chose." Toby laughed.

"Probably."

"I thought so too. You should wear your hair up more often."

"You like it like this?"

"Yes, I do. You could wear it that way for the inauguration."

"Yes, I could."

"Have I told you that I love you?"

"No Mr. Ziegler you haven't."

"I love you Mrs. Ziegler."

"I love you too." CJ said just before she kissed him.

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"Okay, may I have everyone's attention please." Sam said.

"Sam and I would like to jointly propose a toast to the newly married couple." Josh said.

"We've worked closely with both of you for nearly five years." Sam said.

"And we consider both of you friends. Even if one of you does not want any nice gesture mistaken for friendship." Josh said.

"If the two of you could hurry this along that would be nice. I would like to dance with my wife a couple of times." Toby said.

CJ whispered to Toby. "It wouldn't hurt you to be a little nicer to them."

"Yes, it would." Toby whispered back to her.

"Why?"

"Sam almost lost the wedding rings today."

"What?!"

"Apparently Josh took them from Sam because he thought Sam might lose them. But he forgot to inform me of this. So they are lucky that I didn't kill them today."

"If the two of you quit whispering, we'll finish this." Sam said.

"Okay, since it appears that our interruptions are over, we'll continue. CJ, Toby you are much better together than you are apart." Josh said.

"And we wish you all the happiness in the world." Sam finished.

"Thank you." CJ said.

"Now I'm thinking that since Toby wants to dance with his wife that we should let him." Jed said.

"That sounds like a good idea. May I have this dance, Mrs. Ziegler?" Toby said, standing up and holding his hand to CJ.

"Yes, you may, Mr. Ziegler." CJ said as she got up and took his hand.

They walked to the dance floor hand in hand. When they reached the floor, Toby took CJ into his arms and they begun to dance.

For all the times I felt cheated I complained You know how I love to complain For all the wrongs I repeated though I was to blame I still cursed that rain I didn't have a prayer Didn't have a clue Then out of the blue

God gave me you to show me what's real There's more to life than just how I feel And all that I'm worth is right before my eyes And all that I live for, though I didn't know why Now I do cause God gave me you

"I love you." Toby whispered to CJ as they were dancing.

"I love you." She whispered back. "Do you know how happy I am?"

"About as happy as I am I would guess."

"Yeah." CJ whispered, and then she kissed him very lightly on the lips. "I like the song."

"It's how I feel."

For all the times I wore my self pity Like a favorite shirt All wrapped up in that hurt For every glass I saw I saw half empty Now it overflows like a river through my soul From every doubt I've had I'm finally free I truly believe

God gave me you to show me what's real There's more to life than just how I feel And all that I'm worth is right before my eyes And all that I live for, though I didn't know why Now I do cause God gave me you

In your arms I'm someone new With every tender kiss from you I must confess I've been blessed

God gave me you to show me what's real There's more to life than just how I feel And all that I'm worth is right before my eyes And all that I live for, though I didn't know why Now I do cause God gave me youh

"Really?" CJ asked.

"Yes, you are a gift from God. And I love you more every day." Toby whispered in her ear, before kissing her.

"The song I chose shows how I feel also."

Well I still can remember times When the night seemed to surround me I was sure the sun would never shine on me And I thought it my destiny To walk this world alone But now you're here with me Now you're here with me

And I don't regret the rain Or the nights I felt the pain Or the tears I had to cry Some of those times along the way Every road I had to take Every time my heart would break It was just something I had to get through To get me to you To get me to you

"You don't regret any of it?" Toby asked.

"No, why would I? In the end it got me where I am now, dancing with my new husband. Who I love very much."

Well I still can recall the days When I had no love around me Makes me glad for every day I have with you And I look in your eyes and know I'm right where I belong And I belong with you Always belonged with you

And I don't regret the rain Or the nights I felt the pain Or the tears I had to cry Some of those times along the way Every road I had to take Every time my heart would break It was just something I had to get through To get me to you To get me to you

"I love you too." Toby whispered to her.

"I'm where I belong now. You know that don't you?"

"Yes, I definitely do."

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It was nearly one o'clock in the morning when CJ and Toby reached the hotel in San Francisco where they would be spending their honeymoon.

"What I requested is here?" CJ heard Toby ask the bellboy as he tipped him for carrying the luggage up to the room.

"Yes sir. Will that be all sir?"

"Yes, thank you."

"What was that all about?" CJ asked as she walked behind him and put her arms around him.

"You'll see." Toby replied as her put this arm around her waist. He then reached for a remote which was on the table, and he hit play.

Now nothing can take you away from me We've been down that road before But that's over now. You keep me coming back for more

Baby you're all that I want When you're lying here in my arms I'm finding it hard to believe We're in heaven

"Toby," CJ laughed as he held her tightly. "Do you remember how much you made fun of me over this song before the Texas trip in June."

"Yes, but I listened to the words of the song. I liked them, and I knew you liked the song." Toby said as he touched her face.

"I love you."

"I love you too, CJ. Now no more talking. It's just you and I for the next couple of days." Toby said and then kissed her.

The end.

 

 

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