The feeling of unity between __________ and _________ which we here recognize and honor is an emotion that this couple has created out of self-searching and joyful sharing.
Their allegiance to each other has grown slowly.
So the feelings to which they witness now both unite and liberate them.
They base these feelings on love, on mutual respect and acceptance.
They base them on the reasonableness of an open mind, and upon the strong belief that the wisdom and insights of a man and woman, which might falter separately, can endure and deepen together.
So it is our hope for you both that in all areas of your life together you will weave a durable fabric of mutual consolation and support and of help in time of trouble.
May each of you achieve the ability to give of yourselves freely so that you will each live better lives and become greater persons.