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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.



Love. Howerton+Wooten Events.

Here is a wedding ceremony reading that is perfect for a couple who is planning a nondenominational wedding. “The future belongs to hearts even more than it does to minds.  Love, that is the only thing that can occupy and fill eternity. In the infinite, the inexhaustible is requisite. Love participates of the soul itself. […]

A Beautiful Ceremony Reading from the words of “Les Misérables”

Bride and Groom at MOCA in Virginia Beach. Howerton+Wooten Events.

  Those lines that I before have writ do lie, Ev’n those that said I could not love you dearer. Yet then my judgment knew no reason why My most full flame should afterwards burn clearer.’ — Shakespeare

Romantic Wedding Reading, “Sonnet 115” by Shakespeare

Easter Eggs. Howerton+Wooten Events.

Dear friends, Let us love one another, for love comes from God. Everyone who loves has been born of God and knows God. 1 John 4:7 Love and Soul Always, Kay

Wedding Reading, “Let Us Love One Another”

Song of Solomon. Howerton+Wooten Events.

Place me like a seal over your heart, like a seal on your arm; for love is as strong as death, its jealousy unyielding as the grave. It burns like blazing fire, like a mighty flame. Song of Songs 8:6 NIV Love & Soul Always, Kay

A Beautiful Ceremony Reading, “Place Me Like a Seal Over Your Heart.”

Indian Bride and Groom Holding Hands. Howerton+Wooten Events.

Two are better than one, because they have a good return for their labor:.  If either of them falls down, one can help the other up. But pity anyone who falls and has no one to help them up. Also, if two lie down together, they will keep warm. But, how can one keep warm […]

A Spiritual Ceremony Reading, “Two Are Better Than One”


  “Yes, I’ll Marry You My Dear,” by Pam Ayres Yes, I’ll marry you, my dear. And here’s the reason why. So I can push you out of bed When the baby starts to cry. And if we hear a knocking And it’s creepy and it’s late, I hand you the torch you see, And […]

Fun Ceremony Reading, “Yes I’ll Marry You My Dear”


Hope is the thing with feathers by Emily Dickinson   Hope is the thing with feathers That perches in the soul, And sings the tune without the words, And never stops at all, And sweetest in the gale is heard; And sore must be the storm That could abash the little bird That kept so […]

Ceremony Reading, “Hope is the Thing With Feathers”

Couple in Central Park. Howerton+Wooten Events.

Rain has drops Sun has shine Moon has beams that make you mine Rivers have banks Sands for shores Hearts have heartbeats that make me yours Needles have eyes Though pins may prick Elmer has glue to make things stick Winter has Spring Stockings feet Pepper has mint to make it sweet Teachers have lessons […]

A Lovely Ceremony Reading, “And, I Have You,” by Nikki Giovanni

Star Fish and Orange Roses. Howerton+Wooten Events.

He’s not perfect. You aren’t either, and the two of you will never be perfect. But if he can make you laugh at least once, causes you to think twice, and if he admits to being human and making mistakes, hold onto him and give him the most you can. He isn’t going to quote […]

I Love This Ceremony Reading. “He’s Not Perfect,” by Bob Marley