Blessing of the Hands by Rev. Daniel L Harris is a perfect wedding reading if you’re having a handfasting wedding ceremony! In many wedding ceremonies and traditions, the hands of the couple are joined together in some way. As part of many wedding ceremonies, you also exchange rings, which you wear on your left hand as a reminder of your vows and union with your partner. This wedding reading points out all the tasks you carry out with your hands on a daily basis that show support, friendship, strength and love. Like embracing, holding hands, and wiping away tears. The symbolic meaning of hands also highlights how the couple are united in their hearts and futures. If this wedding reading is the one for you, download a free copy below

Blessing of The Hands

by Rev. Daniel L Harris

These are the hands of your best friend, young and strong and full of love for you, that are holding yours on your wedding day, as you promise to love each other today, tomorrow, and forever.

These are the hands that will work alongside yours, as together you build your future.

These are the hands that will passionately love you and cherish you through the years, and with the slightest touch, will comfort you like no other.

These are the hands that will hold you when fear or grief fills your mind.

These are the hands that will countless times wipe the tears from your eyes; tears of sorrow, and tears of joy.

These are the hands that will tenderly hold your children.

These are the hands that will help you to hold your family as one.

These are the hands that will give you strength when you need it.

And lastly, these are the hands that even when wrinkled and aged, will still be reaching for yours, still giving you the same unspoken tenderness with just a touch.


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If Blessing Of The Hands is for you, you can download a free PDF version of this wedding reading below.

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Blessing of the Hands by Rev. Daniel L Harris is a wedding reading that celebrates the profound commitment and enduring love shared by newlyweds through the symbol of hands. As we mentioned, this reading would be ideal for a handfasting wedding ceremony but what is a handfasting ceremony? We have all the answers and more. If you like this wedding reading, you should take a look at our 14 wedding readings about friendship for more inspiration. 

Leah Blundell

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