Hands Ceremony

My friend sent this to me via email yesterday morning. She made me cry at 10 in the morning….

The Hands Ceremony

Rebecca and George, Please face each other and take each other’s hands, so that you may see the gift that they are to you.

These are the hands of your best friend, young and strong and full of love for you, that are holding yours on your wedding day as you promise to love each other today, tomorrow and forever.

These are the hands that will work along side yours as together you build your future.

These are the hands that will passionately love you and cherish you through the years, and with the slightest touch will comfort you like no other.

These are the hands that will hold you when fear or grief temporarily comes your way.

These are the hands that will countless times wipe the tears from your eyes, tears of sorrow and tears of joy.

These are the hands that will tenderly hold your children.

These are the hands that will give you support and encouragement to chase down your dreams.

These are the hands that will hold you tight as you struggle through difficult times.

These are the hands that will give you strength when you need it.

These are the hands that will lift your chin and brush your cheek as they raise your face to look into eyes that are filled with overwhelming love for you.

And lastly, these are the hands that even when wrinkled and aged will still be reaching for yours, still giving you the same unspoken tenderness with just a touch.


Mrs. Apple

Wedding Date:
May 2007
Floral Concepts... DONE!
Held My Breath and Squealed With Excitement
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    Mindy, Guest @ 6:30 am

    We did this for our ceremony, our minister had never heard of it. We had a ton of people tell us that they enjoyed it. I actually talked to our minister’s wife, she said that he is thinking about incorporating it into future weddings!

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    What should we include in our wedding ceremony?, Guest @ 5:49 pm

    […] #10 Today 08:49 PM Hands Ceremony | Weddingbee The hand ceremony is pretty non-religious and I really like it. I've seen it done at a few […]

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    Sandie, Guest @ 10:58 am

    Just yeaterday this was read jjust before the Pastor pronounced Summer and Jake (My DGD) husband and wife, It was the highlight of the eremony. So simple, yet so touching.

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    Neil, Guest @ 8:14 pm

    Jaret and Cindy

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