In Chinese culture, respecting ancestors and elders is important. So, Lawrance wanted my grandparents to be an important part of our wedding. He wanted to find a way to honor them in our wedding.
So, we asked my grandparents to read 1 John 4:7-21. PawPaw, my paternal grandfather read the first seven verses, and my maternal grandmother read the last seven verses.
My maternal grandparents were married for over sixty years before my grandfather passed away. And my paternal grandparents have been married for over fifty years. What a blessing to hear two people I love and admire SO much--who all have and still do play a very important part in my life--read scripture about love at our wedding!