Officiate: Each of these ropes represent your past, your own individual and separate lives before today. As you intertwine your ropes, you are joining your two lives into one, representing the present. The finished knot symbolizes your future, and how your love and marriage will continue to be strong.______ &______, please tie the knots.
.______ &______ ties the knot and hands the rope to officiant
Officiate: .______ &______ have tied a fisherman’s knot. This knot, when the ends are pulled, becomes so strong that the rope will break before it comes undone. Please pull the ends of your rope.
.______ &______, pulls the rope
Officiant: May this love knot be a reminder of the strength of your love and the binding together of your two hearts.
This portion of the vows may be inserted wherever you prefer
on your preference of the standard civil or spiritual vows.