I promise to love and care for you, through times of joy and times of sor­row, to re­joice when you are hap­py, and grieve when you suf­fer, to share your in­ter­ests, and hopes for the fu­ture, to try to un­der­stand you even when I do not agree, to do all in my pow­er to help you be your true self, the per­son God calls you to be.