Five emotive poems for a secular marriage ceremony.

The art of marriage – Wilferd Arlan Peterson

The little things are the big things.

Never he is so old to hold hands;. It is remembering to say “I love you” at least once a day. You never go to sleep angry;. It’s never talk to the other only by being condescending; courtship should not end with the honeymoon, it should continue through the years. it is having a mutual sense of values ​​and common objectives. it is standing together facing the world. it is forming a circle of love that feeds the whole family .; it is to do things for each other, not in the attitude of service or sacrifice, but in the spirit of joy. it is speaking words of appreciation and demonstrating; gratitude in ways considered;. it is not expected that the husband wear a halo or the wife has the wings of an angel. It does not seek perfection in the other;. It is cultivating flexibility, patience, understanding and sense of humor. You have the ability to forgive and be forgiven.

Blessing of marriage – Apache Tradition; Now you will feel no rain, because you will be under another. Now you will feel no cold, for each one will wrap other. Now you are two people, but there is only one life later. Go now to your home to enter the days of your life together. And may your days be good and long upon the earth.

To clothe yourselves with respect and often what you remember has joined. Give priority to tenderness, gentleness and kindness that your union deserves. When frustration, difficulty and fear assail your relationship every couple -because happens sooner or later- remember what is right among you, and not only that wrong. In this way, you can ride away from the storms when clouds hide the sun face in your life – remember that even if you lose sight for a moment, the sun is still there. And if each of you is responsible for the quality of life together, they will be marked by the abundance and joy.

Love is wanting the happiness of others – Martin Gray, Love is never harassment, is joy, freedom, strength, and it is love that kills trouble: Where love is lacking, born fear and boredom .;.. love is rapture, love is enthusiasm, love is risk;. not love and are not loved, those who want to hide or hide their feelings. love is generosity, love is surrender, love is sharing;. who gives much, it receives much after all: for we possess what we,. Amar not harm the other, overpower, but accompany him on his way and help;. Knowing accept the other as he is; Rejoicing of happiness that achieves .; love him entirely because he is loyalty and beauty, defects and qualities. here the conditions of love. because love exists under forbearance, forgiveness and respect for others.

When she finally found two souls – Victor Hugo, when she finally found two souls, which for so long have looked one another in the crowd, when they warn are couples, who understand and are, in a word, that are similar, then there is forever a passionate and pure union like themselves, a union that begins on earth and endures in heaven. This union is love, true love, as indeed very few men can conceive; love is a religion, that deifies the loved one whose life emanates, the fervor and passion and for the sacrifices Bigger are the sweetest joys.

Poem 12 – Pablo Neruda.. For my heart just your chest, for your freedom enough my wings; From my mouth will come to heaven, what was sleeping above your soul it is in you the illusion of each day Llegas like. dew to the corolla;. you undermine the horizon with your absence;. Eternally in flight like the wave;. I said I sang in the wind like the pines and like the masts. you are tall and taciturn like them. and saddened by soon as a trip;. Cosy like an old way;. you populate echoes and nostalgic voices. I woke up and sometimes migrate and flee; birds sleeping in your soul.

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