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Welcome to our wedding & event planning blog! We offer valuable advice and inspiration for planning your wedding or event with heart and with soul. Welcome to our wedding & event planning blog! We offer valuable advice and inspiration for planning your wedding or event with heart and with soul.



African American Bride and Groom in Love. Howerton+Wooten Events.

by Dena Acolatse “Because to the depths of me, I long to love one person, With all my heart, my soul, my mind, my body . . . Because I need a forever friend to trust with the intimacies of me, Who won’t hold them against me, Who loves me when I’m unlikable, Who sees […]

Wedding Reading. “Why Marriage.”

Bride in Blue Shoes. Howerton+Wooten Events.

If you are a fan of “Sex and the City,” this poem created by the fictional TV character, “Carrie Bradshaw,” may be the perfect ceremony reading for your wedding day. His hello was the end of her endings Her laugh was their first step down the aisle His hand would be hers to hold forever […]

Wedding Reading. His Forever Was As Simple As Her Smile.

Love. Howerton+Wooten Events.

No union is more profound than marriage, for it embodies the highest ideals of love, fidelity, devotion, sacrifice, and family. In forming a marital union, two people become something greater than once they were. As some of the petitioners in these cases demonstrate, marriage embodies a love that may endure even past death. It would […]

Wedding Ceremony Reading, “No Union is More Profound than Marriage”

Bundle of Letters. Howerton+Wooten Events.

“My life? It isn’t easy to explain. It has not been the rip-roaring spectacular I fancied it would be, but neither have I burrowed around with the gophers. I suppose it has most resembled a blue-chip stock: fairly stable, more ups than downs, and gradually tending over time. A good buy, a lucky buy, and […]

Wedding Reading from the book, “The Notebook”

Crystal Heart. Howerton+Wooten Events

by Wilferd Arlan Peterson “A good marriage must be created. In marriage the “little” things are the big things. It is never being too old to hold hands. It is remembering to say, ”I love you” at least once a day. It is never going to sleep angry. It is having a mutual sense of values, […]

Wedding Reading. “The Art of a Good Marriage”

Couple Holding Hands and Wearing Denim. Howerton+Wooten Events

by Steven Curtis Chapman If in the morning when you wake, If the sun does not appear, I will be here. If in the dark we lose sight of love, Hold my hand and have no fear, I will be here. I will be here, When you feel like being quiet, When you need to speak […]

Wedding Reading. “I Will Be Here.”

St. Patrick's Day Love. Howerton+Wooten Events.

by Cara Dillon Dear thoughts are in my mind And my soul soars enchanted, As I hear the sweet lark sing In the clear air of the day. For a tender beaming smile To my hope has been granted, And tomorrow she shall hear All my fond heart would say. I shall tell her all […]

Irish Wedding Poem, “The Lark in The Clear Air”

Chinese New Year 2016 Heart. Howerton+Wooten Events.

I want to be your friend For ever and ever without break or decay. When the hills are all flat And the rivers are all dry, When it lightens and thunders in winder, When it rains and snows in summer, When heaven and earth mingle Not ’til then will I part from you. ______________________________________ Love […]

Wedding Reading. “A Chinese Wedding Poem”


by Kathleen DeRose The Divine light in me respects the Divine light in you. In harmony we share with hands together in a prayerful posture and we quietly bow our head. When we share this we create a joyful and special connection and acknowledge the essence of Light that is within each of us. Small […]

Wedding Reading. “Namaste.”