A blessing

These words are from a “Blessing on a Marriage”.

You might want to read this as a prayer and blessing on your own marriage.

“You have come into the presence of the Lord to ask His blessing on your union, and to confess before Him your faith in the eternity of marriage  …  This blessed state cannot be granted in a moment. Conjugial love grows, day by day, as each partner strives to serve the Lord above all else, and as each is determined to do every good to the other. If couples live in this way, then their souls and minds are gradually knit together by the outpouring of love to the Lord. Their individual lives become one life, which neither death nor hell can sunder …”

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