Last Saturday I did another wedding. At one point the service reads, “Will all of you witnessing these promises do all in your power to uphold these two persons in their marriage?” The congregation then responds, “We will.”
During the rehearsal on Friday night I got a little tongue tied, so the question came out “Will all of you…uphold these two persons in their mawwaige?”
At which point nobody said, “We will.” They all started laughing. And quoting The Princess Bride:
Mawwiage. Mawwiage is wot bwings us togeder today. Mawwiage, that bwessed awwangement, that dweam wifin a dweam…
And wuv, true wuv, will fowwow you foweva…
So tweasuwe your wuv.
It was one of those great moments that you don’t plan on but that just happen. Which, I must admit, made me laugh too.