The BFM has compiled various speeches and words from True Parents on the topic of marriage and the Blessing into a comprehensive document, filled with gems of wisdom from True Parents. The quotes are extracted from various texts, including Cheon Seong Gyeong, True Father’s Autobiography, World Scriptures, and Blessing & Ideal Family.
“Marriage is not a simple matter of a man and woman of marriageable age coming together and combining their two lives. Marriage is something built on the basis of sacrifice. The man must live for the sake of the woman, and the woman for the sake of the man. As you continue to live for the sake of your spouse, your selfish mind disappears completely. The heart that seeks to sacrifice this way is the heart of love. Love is not a man and woman meeting each other and having a good time. Love is offering up your life. If you marry, you must do so on the basis of your determination that your life is for your spouse.”
(As a Peace-Loving Global Citizen, 226)