Post # 17
I plan on printing mine up on a nice card to read. I probably could memorize it…but I think it would SOUND like I was trying to recall it from memory…you know? So..I plan on having it wrapped around my bouquet until it’s time.
Post # 18
We are also writing our own vows.. We were told by the deacon that we can give him a copy and he can quietly read it to us as we are saying it. He stated it is totally normal to feel blank when up in front of everyone! I will practice alot and try to remember most of it
Post # 19
I think you can memorise them! I think the vows loose their importance when they are read and repeated somehow…good luck!
Post # 20
I would try to memorize them but I would take a notecard with them printed as well. The best ceremony I was ever at… the bride and groom wrote their own vows and the minister handed them each a large notecard to do their vows. The bride started to read, cracked up, turned to the audience and said “Yea um… I gave the minister the wrong version of the vows! I’m going to have to wing this!” and then she did. The ceremony was great because it was from the heart and they just rolled with the challenges.