Classical love, holy love, love and laughter, inspirational love, wishes for love -- there is something for everyone in this book. Heartsongs is a collection of poems, readings, prayers and prose for any wedding or commitment ceremony.
Pinky Agnew has collected these pieces throughout her years as a professional wedding celebrant.
Heart Songs: Readings for Weddings
A collection of poems, prayers, readings and prose pieces suitable for reading aloud at weddings or commitment ceremonies. It offers a wide range of material, from traditional to contemporary. It's an indispensable resource for couples, family members, civil and religious celebrants, wedding planners - in fact anyone involved in the fast-growing wedding industry. The increasing popularity of non-religious ceremonies mean couples are free to - and do - use a wide range of texts in their wedding service. Today's couple is looking for a unique way of expressing their commitment, one that reflects their personal style. This collection offers a reading to suit every couple. Each chapter begins with a brief introduction recounting amusing and sometimes moving anecdotes. Chapters include:Holy Love, Love and Laughter, Classical Love, You and me, Inspirational Love, Wishes for Love, Prose Love and Quotable Love.
Lifesongs: Readings for Milestones
LIFESONGS contains a selection of readings suitable for all life's celebrations and milestones. From the classic and traditional to the modern and humourous, it contains readings for naming and christening ceremonies, birthday and anniversary celebrations, funerals and memorial services as well as a selection of readings suitable for weddings and commitment ceremonies. A companion volume to the successful HEARTSONGS - READINGS FOR WEDDINGS, this new book acts as a stand-alone compendium of quotes, readings, prayers, prose and poetry for ceremonies based around any of life's significant passages. LIFESONGS is beautifully produced in metallic duotone.