Jump to content
Sign in to follow this  
Alyssa

"The Art of Marriage" poem

Recommended Posts

I found this this AM - i think it is great! I am thinking about using it on the front cover of our wedding programs :)

 

The Art of Marriage

 

The Art of Marriage, by Wilfred Peterson

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 each day.

It is never going to sleep angry.

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 gathers in the whole family.

It is speaking words of appreciation and demonstrating gratitude in thoughtful ways.

It is having the capacity to forgive and forget.

It is in giving each other an atmosphere in which each can grow.

It is finding room for the things of the spirit.

It is a common search for the good and the beautiful.

It is not only marrying the right partner, it is being the right partner.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

How beautiful! It really ties in with our ceremony.

 

I think I might have to steal it to use in our programs! Thanks for sharing!

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Quote:
Originally Posted by Lizz View Post
Mike's sister is reading this during the ceremony. I love it!
our friend is reading it in our ceremony too... i love it.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now
Sign in to follow this  

×