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Two Become One – Unity in Marriage           "Where you go I will go, and           where you stay I will stay. Your      ...
Two Become One – Unity in Marriage           "When you make a sacrifice in           marriage, youre sacrificing not      ...
Two Become One – Unity in Marriage           "When we honestly ask ourselves           which person in our lives means    ...
Two Become One – Unity in Marriage           "When two people are one           in their inmost hearts,           They sha...
Two Become One – Unity in Marriage           "What greater thing is there for           two human souls, than to feel that...
Two Become One – Unity in Marriage           "Two pure souls fused into one by           an impassioned love--friends,    ...
Two Become One – Unity in Marriage           "The ideal that marriage aims at           is that of spiritual union        ...
Two Become One – Unity in Marriage           "The bonds of matrimony are           like any other bonds - they           m...
Two Become One – Unity in Marriage           "Marriage resembles a pair of           shears, so joined that they          ...
Two Become One – Unity in Marriage           "Love seems the swiftest, but it           is the slowest of all growths. No ...
Two Become One – Unity in Marriage           "Love at first sight is easy to           understand; its when two           ...
Two Become One – Unity in Marriage           "It is not a lack of love, but a           lack of friendship that makes     ...
Two Become One – Unity in Marriage           "It certainly must help us if we           recognize that it is the presence ...
Two Become One – Unity in Marriage           "I value unity because I believe           we learn truth from each other    ...
Two Become One – Unity in Marriage           "Happy and thrice happy are           those who enjoy an           uninterrup...
Two Become One – Unity in Marriage           "For two people in a marriage to           live together day after day is    ...
Two Become One – Unity in Marriage           "Even if a unity of faith is not           possible, a unity of love is."    ...
Two Become One – Unity in Marriage           "Chains do not hold a marriage           together. It is threads, hundreds   ...
Two Become One – Unity in Marriage           "But from the beginning of           creation, ‘God made them male           ...
Two Become One – Unity in Marriage           "In successful marriage, there is           no such thing as ones way.       ...
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  1. 1. Two Become One – Unity in Marriage "Where you go I will go, and where you stay I will stay. Your people will be my people and your God my God. Where you die I will die, and there I will be buried. May the LORD deal with me, be it ever so severely, if anything but death separates you and me." - Ruth 1:16-17 A Wedding is a Day, A Marriage is a Lifetime
  2. 2. Two Become One – Unity in Marriage "When you make a sacrifice in marriage, youre sacrificing not to each other but to unity in a relationship." - Joseph Campbell A Wedding is a Day, A Marriage is a Lifetime
  3. 3. Two Become One – Unity in Marriage "When we honestly ask ourselves which person in our lives means the most to us, we often find that it is those who, instead of giving advice, solutions, or cures, have chosen rather to share our pain and touch our wounds with a warm and tender hand." - Henri Nouwen A Wedding is a Day, A Marriage is a Lifetime
  4. 4. Two Become One – Unity in Marriage "When two people are one in their inmost hearts, They shatter even the strength of iron or of bronze. And when two people understand each other in their inmost hearts, Their words are sweet and strong, like the fragrance of orchids." - I Ching A Wedding is a Day, A Marriage is a Lifetime
  5. 5. Two Become One – Unity in Marriage "What greater thing is there for two human souls, than to feel that they are joined for life - to strengthen each other in all labour, to rest on each other in all sorrow, to minister to each other in all pain, to be one with each other in silent unspeakable memories at the moment of the last parting?" - George Eliot A Wedding is a Day, A Marriage is a Lifetime
  6. 6. Two Become One – Unity in Marriage "Two pure souls fused into one by an impassioned love--friends, counselors--a mutual support and inspiration to each other amid lifes struggles, must know the highest human happiness;--this is marriage; and this is the only cornerstone of an enduring home." - Elizabeth Cady Stanton A Wedding is a Day, A Marriage is a Lifetime
  7. 7. Two Become One – Unity in Marriage "The ideal that marriage aims at is that of spiritual union through the physical. The human love that it incarnates is intended to serve as a stepping stone to divine or universal love. " - Mohandas K. Gandhi A Wedding is a Day, A Marriage is a Lifetime
  8. 8. Two Become One – Unity in Marriage "The bonds of matrimony are like any other bonds - they mature slowly." - Peter De Vries A Wedding is a Day, A Marriage is a Lifetime
  9. 9. Two Become One – Unity in Marriage "Marriage resembles a pair of shears, so joined that they cannot be separated; often moving in opposite directions, yet always punishing anyone who comes between them." - Sydney Smith A Wedding is a Day, A Marriage is a Lifetime
  10. 10. Two Become One – Unity in Marriage "Love seems the swiftest, but it is the slowest of all growths. No man or woman really knows what perfect love is until they have been married a quarter of a century." - Mark Twain A Wedding is a Day, A Marriage is a Lifetime
  11. 11. Two Become One – Unity in Marriage "Love at first sight is easy to understand; its when two people have been looking at each other for a lifetime that it becomes a miracle." - Amy Bloom A Wedding is a Day, A Marriage is a Lifetime
  12. 12. Two Become One – Unity in Marriage "It is not a lack of love, but a lack of friendship that makes unhappy marriages." - Friedrich Nietzsche A Wedding is a Day, A Marriage is a Lifetime
  13. 13. Two Become One – Unity in Marriage "It certainly must help us if we recognize that it is the presence of the Holy Spirit which creates a unity which we can never create." - Roland Allen A Wedding is a Day, A Marriage is a Lifetime
  14. 14. Two Become One – Unity in Marriage "I value unity because I believe we learn truth from each other in this process." - Rowan Williams A Wedding is a Day, A Marriage is a Lifetime
  15. 15. Two Become One – Unity in Marriage "Happy and thrice happy are those who enjoy an uninterrupted union, and whose love, unbroken by any sour complaints, shall not dissolve until the last day of their existence." - Horace A Wedding is a Day, A Marriage is a Lifetime
  16. 16. Two Become One – Unity in Marriage "For two people in a marriage to live together day after day is unquestionably the one miracle the Vatican has overlooked." - Bill Cosby A Wedding is a Day, A Marriage is a Lifetime
  17. 17. Two Become One – Unity in Marriage "Even if a unity of faith is not possible, a unity of love is." - Hans Urs von Balthasar A Wedding is a Day, A Marriage is a Lifetime
  18. 18. Two Become One – Unity in Marriage "Chains do not hold a marriage together. It is threads, hundreds of tiny threads which sew people together through the years. That is what makes a marriage last --more than passion or even sex!" - Simone Signoret A Wedding is a Day, A Marriage is a Lifetime
  19. 19. Two Become One – Unity in Marriage "But from the beginning of creation, ‘God made them male and female. For this reason a man shall leave his father and mother [and be joined to his wife], and the two shall become one flesh.’ So they are no longer two but one flesh. Therefore what God has joined together, no human being must separate.” " - Mark 10:6-9 A Wedding is a Day, A Marriage is a Lifetime
  20. 20. Two Become One – Unity in Marriage "In successful marriage, there is no such thing as ones way. There is only the way of both, only the bumpy, dusty, difficult, but always mutual path." - Phyllis McGinley A Wedding is a Day, A Marriage is a Lifetime

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