WELCOME MESSAGE 1. Marriage is a promise, made in the hearts of two people who love each other, which takes a lifetime to fulfill. Within the circle of its love, marriage encompasses all of lifes most important relationships. A wife and a husband are each others lover, teacher, listener, critic, and most of all; they are each other's best friend. It is obvious that you already know some of the blessings that marriage has to offer just from the smiles on your faces. Marriage is a gift from God. It is an opportunity to feel the joy of taking care of someone who takes care of you, to be challenged towards growth yet gently nurtured, to love deeply and to receive it in return. It is about trust, friendship and having a partner to share all that life has to offer. It is a commitment to participate in a process of mutual understanding and forgiveness. It is indeed a sacred union to be treated with reverence and respect. As you stand here today; I remind you of the serious nature of the relationship that you are about to enter into. Marriage is the voluntary and full commitment of two consenting adults to love each other for a lifetime. If a marriage is to be successful, you must each be loyal to the other, stand firm in your defense of one another, and be supportive to one anothers goals and dreams. It is a solemn, binding commitment of your hearts.It takes special people who can learn to celebrate their differences special people like the two of you. That being said, are you now ready to accept this challenge together?
Yes we are 2. All of us need and desire to love and to be loved. And the highest form of love between two people is within a monogamous and committed relationship. Bride ________________________ and Groom_________________________, your marriage today is the public and legal joining of your souls that have already been united as one in your hearts. Marriage will allow you a new environment to share your lives together, standing together to face life and the world, hand-in-hand. Marriage is going to expand you as individuals, define you as a couple, and deepen your love for one another. To be successful, you will need strength, courage, and patience. So, Let your marriage be a time of waking each morning and falling in love with each other over and over again. The Bible tells us that He who finds a wife has found a good thing. In a marriage, a wife and a husband are each others lover, teacher, listener, critic, and best friend. And, it is into this holy state that Bride________________ and Groom_________________________ wish to enter into today. 4.... A True marriage is more than the bonds of marriage. It is a solemn and binding commitment of your hearts; and it is the uniting of two souls already attuned to one another. When such a true bond already exists between a man and a women itís fitting that an outer acknowledgement be made. This acknowledgment is the prime objective of this gathering and this ceremony today. Continue to the Question of Intentions click here