The lighting of the unity candle symbolizes the merging of two lives into one. In some ceremonies the lighting of the unity candle will also incorporate the families of the bride and groom. There it symbolizes the joining together of two families, as well as the union of the couple, in a marriage. It marks the transfer of commitment from their families to the new commitment in establishing their own family in their life together.
THE EXPLANATION BEHIND THE TRADITIONS Let’s start at the beginning with the old rhyme we’ve all come to associate with weddings and decipher what it’s about Something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue. A […]
The kiss was used to bind a legal agreement. It originated with the Romans and was adopted much later by Christians. It symbolizes a couples union and signifies the commitment they have made to one […]