Marriage the Great Choice

Marriage the Great Choice

The Wedding by Harold M. Schulweis

A different chemistry in marriage.
Not I becoming you or you becoming me,
Not I absorbing you,
Or you absorbing me.
Without loss of identity,
An enlargement of each of us.

A union, not by coercion
Not by surrender or domination
But by choice and mutuality.
Did not Ruth describe our union?
"Where you go I will go,
where you lodge I will lodge,
your people shall be my people,
your God my God."

Sharing faith and fate
Place and time
Be thou consecrated
unto me.

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Wednesday, February 2, 2011 - 9:00am