From the recording A Wedding Prayer

<p><span style="font-family: arial,helvetica,sans-serif;"><span style="font-size: small;">Written especially for our niece's wedding.</span> </span></p>

Lyrics

<p style="text-align: center;">A Wedding Prayer</p>
<p style="text-align: center;">&copy; 4/07 by Ruth A. Bloomquist<br /><br />Lord bless this woman&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;<br />Who stands here today&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;<br />Light her path for the journey&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;<br />Show her the way&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;<br />Fill her heart with the courage&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;<br />To weather all life's storms&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;<br />Bless this woman Lord hold her in Your arms &nbsp;<br /><br />Lord bless this man<br />Who stands here today<br />Teach him patience is often the key<br />Give him wisdom to choose <br />A life that leads to You<br />Bless this man Lord show him Your way&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; CHORUS &nbsp;<br /><br />CHORUS<br />&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;To have &amp; to hold from this day forward&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</p>
<p style="text-align: center;">&nbsp;To love &amp; forgive what comes with time&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</p>
<p style="text-align: center;">&nbsp;To cherish the moments spent together&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</p>
<p style="text-align: center;">&nbsp;Oh Lord make them blessed in Your eyes (*end)&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;<br /><br />Lord bless this union <br />Performed here today<br />May they shine with your light<br />For others to see<br />May their hearts know the wonder<br />Of being one with you<br />Bless this union Lord, rejoice in what You've made&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;CHORUS<br /><br />*Oh Lord make them blessed in Your eyes&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Amen<br /><br /><br /></p>