Sweet Commitments 12 — Intimate Ceremony Welcome, we are gathered here on this beautiful day to join Groom and Bride in marriage, to be with them and rejoice with them as they make their commitments to one another — the commitments that will begin their new life together as husband and wife. Groom and Bride - You fell in love by chance, but you're here today because you're making a choice.
You both are choosing each other. You've chosen to be with someone who enhances you, who makes you think, makes you smile, who brings out the best in you. You have known each other from the first glance of acquaintance to this point of commitment. At some point, you decided to marry. All of those conversations you have held while travelling, over a meal, during long walks—became unspoken promises of the heart. You're about to make promises to each other that you intend to keep.
You're going to vow to take care of each other, to stand up for one another, and find happiness in the other. There's a simple premise to each of these promises: Bride and Groom, the essence of the commitments you are about to make t0day is the taking of another person in his or her entirety.
It is , therefore, a decision, which is not to be entered into lightly, but rather undertaken with great consideration and respect for both the other person and oneself. I will begin with your vows by asking you both these questions of intention. Groom and Bride will now share their vows and commitments with one another. You will write your own vows if you choose Groom and Bride, you will now exchange your rings as symbols of the promises you have made here this day.
Groom, please repeat after me Bride,with this ring, I give you a symbol of my love. Let this ring remind you that I chose you, and will always choose you, to be my partner. Bride, please repeat after me Groom, with this ring, I give you a symbol of my love.
Groom and Bride, May your life together continue to be filled with happiness and many new beginnings, and adventures. May your love always be graced with ease, kindness, and tenderness. And may your love over the years grow even deeper than it is today. Bride and Groom, having pledged your love each to the other before this company present, by the authority vested in me.
I now pronounce you husband and wife. Groom, You may kiss your beautiful, Bride! Ladies and Gentlemen, family and friend. Congratulations Steps on getting marriage licenses. Sweet Simple Same-Sex Ceremony Welcome, Sweet Love has gathered us here on this beautiful day, to join Partner and Partner in marriage, to be with them and rejoice with them as they make their commitments to one another — the commitments that will begin their new life together as partner and partner Marriage is perhaps the greatest and most challenging adventure of our human experience.
No ceremony can create your marriage; only you can do that — through love and patience; dedication and perseverance; talking and listening, and believing in each other. A loving marriage is based on shared dreams, hopes, and aspirations for the future.
In a loving and kind marriage, one is promising to cherish and support one another during the good times and the challenging times.
A good marriage is also about rejoicing at the miracles that love will bring when your hearts remain committed and open to one another over the years The essence of the commitments you are about to make today is the taking of another person in his or her entirety, as lover, partner, and best friend. It is, therefore, a decision, which is not to be entered into lightly but rather undertaken with great consideration and respect for both the other person and onesel Partner and Partner, you have the opportunity in your marriage to create a place a refuge for each other's hearts.
You have the opportunity to support each other from a place of love in each and everyday of your lives together. It is important that you make time for your relationship, your marriage, your new family - your highest priority no matter what demands are made upon your days.
There are no vows so beautiful and joyous as those you are about to make. There is no institution on earth so sacred as that of the home you are about to form. You are linking your lives in the closest possible relationship. Your separate lives, with their own memories, hopes, aspirations, and dreams are being merged into one on this wonderful day. I will begin with your vows by asking these questions of intention. Love freely given has no beginning and no end, no giver and no receiver for each is the always the giver and each is the receiver.
Partner, please repeat after me Partner, with this ring I give you my love and I join my life with yours. Partner, please repeat after me Partner, with this ring I give you my love and join my life with yours. Partner and Partner, May your life together be filled with happiness and many new beginnings, and adventures. Partner and Partner, having pledged your love each to the other before your family and friends present, by the authority vested in me. I do now pronounce you married.
You may seal your commitment with a Kiss! On this beautiful day, It gives me great pleasure, honor, and joy to be the first to introduce you to Partner and Partner now married.