Introduction to the Exchange of Rings

The introduction explains the symbolism and meaning behind the exchange of rings.

Introduction to the Exchange of Rings 1

The ring is an ancient symbol.

It has no beginning and it has no end.

It is round like the moon and like the sun.

It is a circle for love that is given comes back round again.

Your rings may be simple or they may be ornate.  But they are precious because you wear them with love.

Introduction to the Exchange of Rings 2

 

These rings represent the cows and promises you have made to each other.

They reflect the commitment you have made to each other and all of your hopes and dreams for your future together.

Introduction to the Exchange of Rings 3

 

May these rings symbolize the unity between you.

May they remind you that marriage is not a destination, but a journey with a beginning and an end.

Introduction to the Exchange of Rings 4

 

A circle is an ancient symbol of wholeness, unity, and peace.

The ring is a symbol of the unbroken circle that is love.

Love given freely has no beginning and no end.

May these rings always remind you of the vows you have sworn to one another.