Handfasting & Declaration of Intent
Know now before you go further, that since your lives have crossed in
this life you have formed ties between each other. As you seek to enter
this state of matrimony you should strive to make real, the ideals
which give meaning to both this ceremony and the institution of
With full awareness, know that within this circle you are not only
declaring your intent to be handfasted before your friends and family,
but you speak that intent also to your creative higher powers.
The promises made today and the ties that are bound here greatly
strengthen your union; they will cross the years and lives of each
Do you still seek to enter this ceremony?
Yes, We Seek to Enter.
In times past it was believed that the human soul shared
characteristics with all things divine. It is this belief which
assigned virtues to the cardinal directions; East, South, West and
North. It is in this tradition that a blessing is offered in support of