For many of my couples who want to create a heartfelt and inclusive ceremony, they know that asking a friend or family member to do a reading for them is a smart choice.
The reader feels honoured to be asked to be a part of the couple's ceremony, the couple feels like they have elevated the reader to a more visible role and everyone feels validated.
Until the actual reading needs to be chosen.
That's when it all hits Stress-Town.
If you're on the lookout for something sweet, romantic, a little left-of-centre, then I might have some gold for you right here.
Failing this, there is always the post: 5 Wedding Readings That Aren't Too Soppy