This short but sweet 'To Be One With Each Other' wedding reading by George Eliot (a.k.a. Marry Anne Evans) is a meaningful poem perfect for any civil ceremony. Although written in the 1800s it remains as relevant and heartfelt today as ever, and has us feeling all sorts of warm and fuzzy inside! We have a free printable copy and a jpeg down below that you can Pin to your wedding readings Pinterest board. (You could also visit our wedding readings board full of more inspo and unique passages. Yes. We do think of everything...)
To Be One With Each Other
by George Eliot
What greater thing is there for two human souls,
than to feel that they are joined for life -
to strengthen each other in all labour,
to rest on each other in all sorrow,
to minister to each other in all pain,
to share with each other in all gladness,
to be one with each other in the silent unspoken memories.
If this is the wedding poem for you, then we're happy to have assisted you, and wish you a wonderful ceremony full of smiles and teary eyes. However if you're looking for a different style of poem we have you covered with 16 of our favourite love poems. Having a religious ceremony? Then our roundup of bible verses is just the thing you need for your modern church wedding!