How does one measure the impact resulting from hours of dedicated, well-motivated planning and preparation? The expression of love is the ultimate reward.
Here's Peter Merry, author of The Best Wedding Reception...Ever! sharing a monumentally moving, memorable moment prepared for a mother/son dance:
The point is this: planning, preparing, and staging a special moment that results in a positive and lasting memory is always VERY worthwhile, and weddings provide incomparable opportunities for this kind of expression. It's been said, "Real happiness lies in making others happy."