More Ceremony Memories

I was way early for the ceremony and popped into the resort’s café for a latte. A friendly female server asked me why I was at the resort. She became excited when I told her I’m an officiant. Like a child asking for a bedtime story, she said, “Tell me something about the couple!” My first thought was, “Why?” but I told her, “They found love later in life.” Her eyes lit up, “How wonderful!” I smiled, “There’s hope for …

10 Most “What The?!” Ceremony Moments

When people learn that I officiate weddings, inevitably they ask me, “what was your oddest wedding experience?” I’ve had many an odd experience and inevitably people say, “you should write a book!” I probably should. For now, though, I’ve written this post in which I highlight ten of the most odd wedding moments I’ve encountered. . . Enjoy! There are different ways for rings to be presented to the couple. Ring bearers are cute but it takes a brave couple willing to let …

What enduring love looks like

What Enduring Love Is, Ted Talk

What does enduring love look like to you? Can you imagine what it looks like? If so, let that guide you in the writing of your vows. . .

My 10 Most Beautiful Ceremony Moments, Pt. 2

When people learn that I officiate weddings, inevitably they ask me, “what was your oddest wedding experience?” I’ve had many an odd experience (check out two of my more recent posts).  BUT Seldom do people ask me, “what was your most beautiful wedding moment?” I’ve officiated many ceremonies that I could dub “fave.” Beautiful, though, is a different dubbing. It’s a moment that made me realize I was standing in the middle of sheer beauty, mystery and life. Here are 5 more …

My 10 Most Beautiful Ceremony Moments, Pt. 1

When people learn that I officiate weddings, inevitably they ask me, “what was your oddest wedding experience?” I’ve had many an odd experience (check out two of my more recent posts).  BUT Seldom do people ask me, “what was your most beautiful wedding moment?” I’ve officiated many ceremonies that I could dub “fave.” Beautiful, though, is a different dubbing. It’s a moment that made me realize I was standing in the middle of sheer beauty, mystery and life. Here are 5 of …

Working On Your Wedding Vows?!

I just came across these three stab-me-in-the-heart quotes which you may want to weave into your own vows!

10 Most “What The?!” Wedding Moments, Part 2

When people learn that I officiate weddings, inevitably they ask me, “what was your oddest wedding experience?” I’ve had many an odd experience and inevitably people say, “you should write a book!” I probably should. For now, though, I’ve written this post in which I highlight ten of the most odd wedding moments I’ve encountered. . .here’s Part 2. . . Enjoy! Writing vows is always challenging, if not stressful. How do you put into words what is so deep in your heart? …

10 Most “What The?!” Wedding Moments, Part 1

When people learn that I officiate weddings, inevitably they ask me, “what was your oddest wedding experience?” I’ve had many an odd experience and inevitably people say, “you should write a book!” I probably should. For now, though, I’ve written this post in which I highlight ten of the most odd wedding moments I’ve encountered. . . Enjoy! There are different ways for rings to be presented to the couple. Ring bearers are cute but it takes a brave couple willing to let …

How To Stay Sane While Planning Your Wedding

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I love my mother, but she’s driving me crazy. The stress is too much; I’m ready to elope. I can’t believe the nerve of some of my guests! I’m trying to please everyone, but. . . Whatever she wants is fine with me. I’m staying out of it. I’m worried it won’t be perfect. I’m not sure – is it okay to. . . These are some of the all-time most popular laments I’ve heard from couples. Planning for a …