Weddings from the Heart: Contemporary and Traditional Ceremonies for an Unforgettable Wedding

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Conari Press, Jan 1, 1991 - Reference - 200 pages

Weddings from the Heart offers five complete new ceremonies, the texts of traditional Christian and civil ceremonies, and hundreds of vows, consecrations, and blessings. Includes more than fifty heartwarming, philosophical, and poetic readings on love from a wide range of writers and poets such as Pablo Neruda, Rainer Maria Rilke, Shakespeare, and Elizabeth Barret Browning.

 

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Contents

Reflections on Marriage
12
Creating Your Ceremony
17
The Ceremonial Elements
40
A Selection of Ceremonies
55
Additional Selections
112
Tradional Customs from Around the World
163
Ceremonial Flourishes
172
Wedding Cermony Worksheet
189
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Daphne Rose Kingma, originally cherished as a “best-kept secret” while in private practice as a psychotherapist, has ascended to renown through her bestselling books, which are embraced by the world over by the countless recipients of her empathy and insight. Daphne is a frequent workshop leader at Big Sur’s prestigious Esalen Institute, and she appeared on Oprah six times. She lives in Santa Barbara, CA. Visit her at www.daphnekingma.com.

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