A Wedding Reading by Edmund O’Neill

Sarah Ritchie Readings & Vows

My recent couple Amanda & Luke, from the United Kingdom, selectged a lovely reading by Edmund O’Neill for their Destination Wedding in New York City. Within the circle of its love, marriage encompasses all of life’s most important relationships. A wife and a husband are each other’s best friend, confidant, lover, teacher, listener, and critic. And there may come times …

What We Wish for You

Sarah Ritchie Readings & Vows

This poem, introduced to me by a recent couple that I married, is a perfect closing wish for a ceremony script.  In this particular wedding, the reading was shared by two great friends of the bride and groom: I cannot say what we would wish for you and your marriage. All of your dreams in life are your own and …

A Reading From Khalil Gibran

Sarah Ritchie Readings & Vows

  An upcoming couple selected the following reading by Khalil Gibran.  It beautifully describes the importance of individual realization within the context of a loving marriage: You were born together, and together you shall be forever more. You shall be together when the white wings of death scatter your days. And you will be together even in the silent memory …

Pueblo Commitment Vow

Sarah Ritchie Readings & Vows

I recently participated in a lovely, unique ceremony for Allie and Jon, both school teachers. They found the following Pueblo Commitment Vow, read by a beloved family member during the ceremony. I thank them for finding such a beautiful reading and allowing me to participate in their very special wedding. Before we met, you and I were halves unjoined except …