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Order of speeches and toasts for wedding ceremony

The wedding toasts and speeches are a notorious highlight. Guests becomes misty eyed when the father of the bride emotionally tells them that he feels he is not losing a daughter but gaining a son, and then everyone waits in fearful anticipation to see if the best man will drunkenly crucify the groom. Read more […]

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Inupiat family

Eskimo love song

Inupiat family. Photograph Edward S Curtis, CC You are my husband, you are my wife My feet shall run because of you My feet dance because of you My heart shall beat because of you My eyes see because of you My mind thinks because of you And I shall love, because of you.

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Ben and Allie wedding Maleny

Why marriage? – by Dena Acolatse

Because of 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 in me, and […]

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Reading – marriage is

Marriage is ……. Marriage is a dynamic process of discovery Marriage is a journey, not an arrival. In marriage, being the right person is as important as finding the right person. Marriage is starting to love, over and over again. Marriage is a life’s work. Marriage is an art ….. and like any creative process, […]

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Wedding celebrant in Brisbane