A blended family wedding involves the union of two groups of people moving forward as one. If you would like your wedding ceremony to mention and celebrate this union, read on. Consider using any of the following quotes and readings, or turning them into inspiration for your own readings.
The secret to blending families is there is no secret. It’s scary and awesome and ragged and perfect and always changing. Love and laugh hard. Try again tomorrow. But that’s life advice, right?”--Mir Kamin
Together we make one beautiful family--Author Unknown
We’re all a little weird, and life’s a little weird. And when we find someone whose weirdness is compatible with ours, we join up with them and fall in mutual weirdness and call it love.--Dr. Seuss
Family means putting your arms each other and being there.--Barbara Bush
The following readings are religious in nature, so feel free to change the wording if you wish.
May they nurture their family with devotion, see their children grow in body, mind and spirit,
and come at last to the end of their lives with hearts content and in joyful anticipation of heaven.--Church of England prayer book
Lord, in your providence, you have provided the family as a place where people can experience love, learn important life lessons and find unequaled encouragement. May your design be reflected in this new family. I pray that you would unite and bind this family together; even in togetherness, may there be space to be individuals. Help each person to love, respect and encourage others within the family. May the care and hospitality within the family be extended to those outside; that others might see your presence.--Chelle, Letters From the Heart: Prayer For A Blended Family
Hope these quotes and readings inspire you! Enjoy using the above ideas and others to create the perfect blended family wedding.
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