As freely as God has given me life,
I join my life with yours.
Wherever you go, I will go.
Whatever you face, I will face.
For good or ill,
in happiness or sadness,
comes riches or poverty,
I take you as mine.
I begin my life with you today knowing that we have developed love and trust that are strong enough to last through good times and bad.
With this ring, I enter a covenant, offering my hand, my heart, and my soul as I know you will cherish and protect them.
No truer words have even been spoken. This life we live together is not always easy, but I cannot imagine it without my very best friend.
Charlie, you are my blessing.
Love you more each day.