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44 Ceremony Readings You’ll Love

Trying to pin down the right ceremony readings can definitely be overwhelming. You're looking for just the right words to reflect both your feelings and your personalities, and your readings can set the tone for your ceremony, be it playful or tearful. Great resources include religious texts, poetry and plays, historical literature, children's books, movie lines, song lyrics, or even your own love letters. Not sure where to start? We've collected some great passages to help with your quest for the perfect ceremony readings.

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Wedding ceremony reading from The Good Life: Truths That Last in Times of Need
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Spiritual Readings: From The Good Life: Truths That Last in Times of Need

"Song of Songs"

"I am my Beloved's
And he is mine.
Come my beloved,
Let us go forth into the field;
And lodge in the villages.
Let us go up early to the vineyards;
Let us see whether the vine has budded,
Whether the grape has opened,
And the pomegranates are in bloom;
There will I give thee my love.
The mandrakes give forth fragrance,
And at the door are all manner of precious fruits, new and old
Which I have laid up for thee, O my beloved."

-- Anonymous

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