I choose you, ______, To be my (wife/husband), from this time for­ward. To love you, and be faith­ful to you, To be a com­fort, in your life, To nour­ish you, with my gen­tle­ness, To up­hold you, with my strength, To love your body, as it ages, To weigh the ef­fects, of the words I speak And of the things I do, To nev­er take you for grant­ed, But al­ways give thanks, for your pres­ence. I promise you this, from my heart, With my soul, For all the days of my life.