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Family Unity Sand

Minister: _____ and _____, today you are making a life-long commitment to share the rest of your lives with each other and honor your children as well, family relationship is symbolized through the pouring of these two individual containers of sand; each representing all that you were,    all that you are, and all that you will ever be as individuals, and another container for your children.

_______________, ____________and________________ will now come forward to help us with the Blending of the Sands. The gathering of this new family will have a deep influence upon them. We realize that in order for the home to be a happy one, it is essential that there be love and understanding between each family member.

As you each hold your sand the separate containers of sand represent your lives to this moment; individual and unique. As you now combine your sand together, your lives also join together as one family.



You may now blend the sand together symbolizing the uniting of you and your Children, into one.

Just as these grains of sand can never be separated and poured again into the individual containers, so will your marriage and your family be.

Family Unity Sand

Family Unity Sand

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" _____ and _____, today you are making a life-long commitment to share the rest of your lives with each other and honor your children as well, family relationship is symbolized through the pouring of these two individual containers of sand; each representing all that you were, all that you are, and all that you will ever be as individuals, and another container for your children."

"_______________, ____________and________________ will now come forward to help us with the Blending of the Sands. The gathering of this new family will have a deep influence upon them. We realize that in order for the home to be a happy one, it is essential that there be love and understanding between each family member."

"As you each hold your sand the separate containers of sand represent your lives to this moment; individual and unique. As you now combine your sand together, your lives also join together as one family."

"You may now blend the sand together symbolizing the uniting of you and your Children, into one."

"Just as these grains of sand can never be separated and poured again into the individual containers, so will your marriage and your family be."