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This ketubah stands as witness to our history together of ______ years.
With joy, we remember the day we married, the ____th day of the month ____ in the year five thousand seven hundred and seventy-_____, corresponding to the ____ day of _______ in the year two thousand and _____. On that day in __________ (wedding location), we, ____________________ and ____________________, stood as __________ and __________ beginning our married life together.
We have endeavored to live with integrity, honoring and respecting each other and faithfully upholding our wedding vows. Our efforts have deepened our love and our trust in each other as we each continue to learn and grow. Our flaws and mistakes have taught us humility and to appreciate imperfection. Compassion, courtesy, and kindness have led us through life's difficulties and sweetened each celebration.
Our beloved child(/ren), _________________, bring us closer and strengthen our bond. As parents, we learned patience and saw the world through new eyes. As grandparents, we experience a sweet joy in seeing fleeting glimpses of our loved ones pass over the faces of our grandchildren, _________, as they begin the journey to becoming their distinct selves.
Our home is our shelter from the storm. In it, we celebrate and work, love and comfort, rest and play. We fill it with friends and family. Our celebrations of the Jewish holidays add richness and meaning to our family gatherings.
Today, the ____th day of the month ____ in the year five thousand seven hundred and seventy-_____, corresponding to [ <<Secular Wedding Date>>] the ____ day of _______ in the year two thousand and _____ in _______ (Renewal Location), we renew our commitment to each other to be loving friends and supportive companions, a more significant promise now that we know what sustaining a marriage means. We have shared our lives, traveling side by side as we explore our different paths, enjoying our individuality while relying on our partnership. Although we have had many adventures together, new adventures still await. We don’t know where life will take us next, but we can’t wait to see it hand in hand.