Last week, I met with an engaged couple to discuss ideas for their ceremony. They had one goal in mind – they wanted a great ceremony that was personal and engaging. There are many factors that contribute to a great ceremony. All of which are dependent on what the couple believe is the purpose of their ceremony. Once the objectives are clarified, the design and writing process can begin. Great ceremonies are… [Read more…]
Are you having fun planning your wedding? Or do you feel stressed by expectations and overwhelmed by too many choices and decision-making?
If you’re not enjoying yourself, you may well need to examine your expectations about your wedding. Perhaps your standards are beyond reach and reason.
Don’t let the pursuit for perfectionism spoil what should be a wonderful and enjoyable time in your life.
How to have a perfect wedding ceremony is simple.
When Joe and I were planning our wedding we didn’t ask, “How can we make our wedding different from our friends?”
No, the question we asked was, “How can we be more of ourselves and how do we express this in our wedding?”
Your wedding will stand out as unique by simply being more of who you are. [Read more…]
It’s highly likely your wedding will be one of THE most joyful and momentous days in your life. So one, five, ten, twenty, fifty years on, what memories will be evoked when you recall your marriage or commitment ceremony?
I can guarantee that your memories will be based on the feelings you experience on the day. [Read more…]
Tuesday 15 July, 2014
I was recently interviewed about marriage and why I became a Civil Celebrant. Here’s the low-down…
You and Joe have been married for 26 years. What do you remember most fondly about your marriage ceremony?
Besides the actual vows, our entrance was pretty special. My father had died 3 years prior, so I wanted something different for my ‘walk down the aisle’. Joe and I entered from either side, met in the middle and walked down the aisle together to enter into marriage. [Read more…]