Readings, Poems, and Prayers

Marriage Prayer

March 21, 2012

Most merciful and gracious Lord, grant to these your children the strength to fulfill the vow they have just made between them. Guide them with your sure hand through all the chances and changes which lie before them. That their love may be strong, that their home may be a source of warmth and understanding […]

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Art of Marriage

March 21, 2012

by Wilfred Peterson Happiness in marriage is not something that just happens. A good marriage must be created. In the Art of Marriage: The little things are the big things. It is never being too old to hold hands. It is remembering to say, “I love you” at least once a day. It is never […]

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American Indian Wedding Prayer

March 21, 2012

Now you will feel no rain, For each of you will be shelter to the other. Now you will feel no cold, For each of you will be warmth to each other. Now you will feel no loneliness, For each of you will be comfort to the other. Now you are two persons, But there […]

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Why Marriage?

March 17, 2012

by Dena Acolatse Because to the depths of me, I long to love one person, With all my heart, my soul, my mind, my body… Because I need a forever friend to trust with the intimacies of me, Who won’t hold them against me, Who loves me when I’m unlikable, Who sees the small child […]

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