For the sake of time-honored vow
And so, a divorce bill is now being cooked in Congress.
A grandson of mine asks me why I am against divorce, even if we are today the one and only remaining country in the whole world that does not allow it.
My answer is plain and simple. I do not wish to lose or remove this time-honored vow—as well as the rings, which symbolize unending relationship—in our wedding ceremonies:
“…In sickness or in health,
In happiness or in sorrow,
Till death do us part…”
Or else, let the couples and the solemnizing priest or other authority altogether indulge themselves in monumental hypocrisy!
RUDY L. CORONEL, email@example.com
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