(Closed) Wedding Readings

posted 7 years ago in Ceremony
Post # 3
Member
14503 posts
Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: June 2011

My FH wrote the ceremony and a poem for it.  The only thing we incorporated was the hand ceremony.  My guys-guy FH cried when he read it.

Please face each other and take each other’s hands, so that you may see the gift that they are to you.

These are the hands of your best friend, young and strong and full of love for you, that are holding yours on your wedding day as you promise to love each other today, tomorrow and forever.

These are the hands that will work along side yours as together you build your future.

These are the hands that will passionately love you and cherish you through the years, and with the slightest touch will comfort you like no other.

These are the hands that will hold you when fear or grief temporarily comes your way. 

These are the hands that will countless times wipe the tears from your eyes, tears of sorrow and tears of joy.

These are the hands that will tenderly hold your children.

These are the hands that will give you support and encouragement to chase down your dreams.

These are the hands that will hold you tight as you struggle through difficult times.

These are the hands that will give you strength when you need it.

These are the hands that will lift your chin and brush your cheek as they raise your face to look into eyes that are filled with overwhelming love for you.

And lastly, these are the hands that even when wrinkled and aged will still be reaching for yours, still giving you the same unspoken tenderness with just a touch.

Post # 6
Member
14503 posts
Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: June 2011

The officiant will/did read it.  We found it on the internet and changed it to match us (we cut out the children part, etc..). 

We did a JOP this summer (really long story) and are having our “wedding” next year.

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