The solemnization of marriage is a sacred ceremony and should be observed in a reverent spirit. To partake of its home intimacies for the first time as of a sacrament, and to perpetuate that same spirit on the anniversaries of the day will do much toward making it a holy and a happy union.

Home intimacies

Editor’s note: I think that partaking of its home intimacies more than once a year would also do much toward making it a happy union at least.