If you're looking for a wedding reading from a classic, then this A Farewell to Arms wedding reading by Ernest Hemingway would make for a great choice. This wedding reading is from Hemingway's novel that is set during World War I and follows a love affair between an expatriate from America and an English nurse. It's romantic but realistic. The reading below describes the feeling of when you're in love with someone so deeply and you can never feel alone or afraid because your love for each other always shines through. We've always got a free download if you decide this reading is the one!
A Farewell to Arms
by Ernest Hemingway
At night, there was the feeling that we had come home, feeling no longer alone, waking in the night to find the other one there, and not gone away; all other things were unreal. We slept when we were tired and if we woke the other one woke too so one was not alone. Often a man wishes to be alone and a woman wishes to be alone too and if they love each other they are jealous of that in each other, but I can truly say we never felt that. We could feel alone when we were together, alone against the others. We were never lonely and never afraid when we were together.
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