Love is love

Photo courtesy BobbyMark’s designs

Land of the Sky United Church of Christ supports marriage equality for gays and lesbians and officiates same-sex commitment ceremonies. "We believe that marriage equality is an important justice issue and our community of faith includes families that are affected every day by the status quo that says they cannot enter into the legal covenant of marriage," writes Rev. Amanda Hendler-Voss, co-pastor. Both pastors are married with kids, writes Hendler-Voss, "so we know full well the privileges and challenges afforded by the institution of marriage."

My true-love hath my heart, and I have his, 
By just exchange one to the other given: 
I hold his dear, and mine he cannot miss, 
There never was a better bargain driven: 
  My true-love hath my heart, and I have his.
 
His heart in me keeps him and me in one, 
My heart in him his thoughts and senses guides: 
He loves my heart, for once it was his own, 
I cherish his because in me it bides: 
  My true-love hath my heart, and I have his.

— Sir Phillip Sidney

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2 thoughts on “Love is love

  1. Betty Cloer Wallace

    Hmmm….. Interesting photo.

    My son and daughter-in-law got married on the Biltmore Estate, and they had to sign a contract that they would not allow any photographs of themselves in wedding attire to be made in front of the house.

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