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.
White has been a symbol of celebration since Roman times. In other cultures such as Asian cultures red is the color traditional color because it symbolizes joy. White in our culture has also come to […]
Rice symbolizes, wealth and fertility. Tossing rice, birdseed or confetti is used to wish the newly married couple a large harvest, abundance in life or many children. Today many churches do not allow the throwing […]