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Non-traditional wedding ceremony reading ideas

Steff Green • July 04, 2013
Non-traditional wedding ceremony reading ideas - WeddingWise Articles
Many couples like to incorporate readings in their ceremonies – passages and quotes that articulate their own views on love and marriage and commitment. There are many beautiful readings available, and many couples choose popular passages such as 1 Corinthians 13 – “Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast …”. This is a beautiful reading that expresses the perfect nature of love. But what if you’re looking for something a little different? What if you want ceremony readings that express different concepts of love and marriage and commitment? Here are some alternative and non-traditional wedding ceremony readings you could try:

From “First Poems”, by Rainer Maria Rilke

Understand, I’ll slip quietly Away from the noisy crowd When I see the pale Stars rising, blooming over the oaks. I’ll pursue solitary pathways Through the pale twilit meadows,
 With only this one dream: You come too.

“I Rely on You,” by Hovis Presley

I rely on…

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