Heart Songs: Readings for Weddings
A collection of poems, prayers, readings and prose pieces suitable for reading aloud at weddings or commitment ceremonies. It offers a wide range of material, from traditional to contemporary. It's an indispensible resource for couples, family members, civil and religious celebrants, wedding planners - in fact anyone involved in the fast-growing wedding industry. The increasing popularity of non-religious ceremonies mean couples are free to - and do - use a wide range of texts in their wedding service. Today's couple is looking for a unique way of expressing their commitment, one that reflects their personal style. This collection offers a reading to suit every couple. Each chapter begins with a brief introduction recounting amusing and sometimes moving anecdotes. Chapters include: Holy Love, Love and Laughter, Classical Love, You and me, New Age Love, Sweet Love, Prose Love and Quotable Love. First published September 2004.
Pinky Agnew is a professional wedding celebrant who has married over 200 couples. She is a high profile performer and media personality, and she lives in Wellington.