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Pledge of love and loyalty

This pledge that l,Ntando, make today serves as my guideline that I shall follow happily, ungrudgingly and tirelessly for the sake of our love life. Indeed l am well aware of the fact that the beauty of this pledge does not only lie in word alone but in action as well. For that reason in every season I shall show steadfast commitment to the implementation of this pledge with a great deal of astuteness. I therefore commit myself to be your devoted and delivering husband for all the years l shall live with you on this earth. I shall treat you with the love and care you deserve as my wife. Indeed l shall treat you with the distinction and dignity that is befitting of the queen of my heart. That body, that bone, that breath shall be my mine to treasure, for sure; a dearness to promote and protect for dear life…and love! I shall stand by and with you in all the situations of our life. If the situation demands that we sail, sail we shall together. If the situation demands that we climb, climb we shall together. I know very well what l am getting into: I am getting into a marriage that is overflowing with blessings. This marriage- with our mutual commitment- will stand the test of time. I know very well what I am getting into: I am getting into a relationship that brims over with a transforming power of love. This marriage-with our mutual commitment – will transform naivety into maturity troubles into challenges pretence into practice pride into progress bachelorship into companionship. I pledge to be your steward and partner for all times. I shall value the consultations and decisions that we make as husband and wife. As head of the family I shall do nothing to derail our love train for anything else least of all for personal and selfish reasons. Now and forever I am your lawful and loving husband… This pledge that l, Nothando, make today serves as my guideline that I shall follow happily, ungrudgingly and tirelessly for the sake of our love life. Indeed I am well aware of the fact that the beauty of this pledge does not only lie in pronouncements but in practice as well. For this reason every season I shall demonstrate untiring love and loyalty to you; a love and a loyalty that is a living embodiment of our marriage vows. I therefore commit myself to be your honouring, supportive and loving wife for all the years l shall live with you. I shall treat you with the love and care that you deserve as my husband. Indeed I shall treat you with the dignity and nobility that is befitting of the king of my heart. On my mind it is always fresh that I am the flesh of your flesh. Green or grown I am the bone of your bone. I know very well what I am getting into: I am getting into a relationship that elevates me into a kingdom of wifehood. I shall endevour to put my family first with all the rights, obligations and privileges that come with wifehood. I shall endevour to wipe off and ward off loneliness and lostness from our relationship, seeking nothing but your companionship; banking on your stewardship, sinking together any hardship. Since you are mine I shall not do anything else to undermine our relationship for personal or egotistical reasons. Now and forever I am your lawful and loving wife…

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Date: 10/29/2016 4:24:00 AM
Lovely written Ndaba Sibanda really impressed by your wonderful lines, Specially "Indeed I shall treat you with the dignity and nobility that is befitting of the king of my heart" Awesome hats-off. I want you to help me with the anniversary poem for my girlfriend, Earlier response would be appreciated, Thanks
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Date: 1/9/2016 6:53:00 PM
I am so glad I got to read this.
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Date: 5/30/2015 10:16:00 AM
Vern, thank you for your comment and question. If one person passes another person`s words off as their own, then there is a problem here. It means one is dealing with an impostor! That would be a clear violation of the pledge. It has to come from the depth of one`s heart.
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Date: 5/21/2015 12:23:00 PM
I apologize ahead of time if I am out of line but I had a question & seeking opinions... let's pretend one person passed another's words off as their own pledging love & loyalty who was using it in a way to get someone to trust them again after deceiving & hiding information from their significant other on more than one occasion. Would this be a violation of the so called pledge they were falsely trying to pledge in the first place? The poem is deep & meaningful. We all wish for this love...
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Date: 8/31/2014 7:09:00 AM
a tall order to live up to, yet with the wisdom that flows from your pen I think you can do it excellent pen hugs
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Date: 11/27/2013 3:16:00 AM
Linda, thank you so much for those wonderful words of encouragement. l am humbled. Wishing you the best with all your writing endevours. Have a good day!
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Date: 11/27/2013 12:53:00 AM
Ndaba, Thank you for spreading and sharing your kindness. You know me I’ will always enjoy stopping by with love and support, no matter if I do not Understand what I am reading at times. I am very grateful and thankful to all who have been supportive of me one way or another. Your heartfelt words are the main attraction of who you are… Thanks for your inspiring visit. ----- Happy Thanksgiving ~ LINDA
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Date: 5/8/2013 9:11:00 PM
Aw i love it
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Ndaba Sibanda
Date: 5/9/2013 3:58:00 AM
Thank you for stopping by.
Date: 5/7/2013 10:46:00 PM
These are the most heartfelt marriage vows I've ever seen. I wish you two the best of happiness, and hope that the love never fades, but only grows stronger. Beautiful work!
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Ndaba Sibanda
Date: 5/9/2013 4:00:00 AM
Really? Thank you!
Date: 12/22/2012 6:28:00 AM
PD, thanks. I wish you AND your family a blessed Christmas and a safe and successful 2013.
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Date: 12/21/2012 10:03:00 PM
Ndaba Sibanda, stopping by with my warmest thoughts~ my best wishes go out to you and your family. Have yourself a Merry Christmas and a very Happy New Year* Always & Forever ;-) PD
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Date: 12/12/2012 4:52:00 AM
wonderful write Ndaba..what a lovely share..enjoyed !!! <3<3<3 SK
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Ndaba Sibanda
Date: 12/12/2012 7:02:00 AM
Sk, thank you for your time and comment.
Date: 12/12/2012 1:32:00 AM
CHRISTMAS is that time of the year we - as human beings-depict , explore and evaluate the essence of love, caring, courage, commitment and friendship.
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