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African-American wedding readings, edited by Tamara Nikuradse

African-American wedding readings, edited by Tamara Nikuradse
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African-American wedding readings
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edited by Tamara Nikuradse
A beautiful treasury of prose, poetry, and song, African-American Wedding Readings offers a complete range of selections for every significant nuptial moment. From the proposal, bridal shower, and rehearsal dinner to the actual ceremony, reception toasts, and the honeymoon, excerpts from a wide variety of sources supply the perfect words to express joy, exuberance, and romance. Drawing on the Bible, prose and poetry from past and contemporary writers, as well as love letters by prominent African-Americans, Tamara Nikuradse provides inspiration for brides and grooms, wedding party members, parents, and clergy - anyone who wants to commemorate a wondrous event with the best possible words
Table Of Contents
Introduction -- A Note on How to Use This Book -- Love Is -- Testimonies of Love: A Bridges Words for Her Groom -- Testimonies of Love: A Groom's Words for His Bride -- Our Love -- Blessings for the Bride and Groom -- Making Our Love Fun -- A wedding Gift: Words of Wisdom for the Bride and Groom -- Private Moments-Just For the Two of You -- Reaffirmations of Our Love -- Acknowledgments -- Author's Note -- About the Author -- Index
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