Creating Your Unique CeremonyOne of my favorite movies of all time is My Big Fat Greek Wedding (2002)*. http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0259446/fullcredits?ref_=tt_cl_sm#castThe premise of the movie is when Toula, a 30 year old Greek woman, falls in love with and eventually marries Ian Miller, a fun-loving but non-religious Caucasian guy. The movie explores how Toula struggles to get
Now that same-sex marriage is legal in this country, many will ask how this will affect rituals of marriage going forward? Our traditions have been long-based on the premise that the celebrated were in fact husband and wife. So this begs an obvious question…In a same-sex wedding ceremony, is one member supposed to enact the
A Guide To Writing Your Vows1Start early.2create a clear structure.3RECORD MORE THAN YOU THINK YOU’LL NEED.4Make sure to practice ahead of time. Make sure to get a head start by starting early:Don’t leave writing your vows until the day before the wedding! Give them the time and thought they deserve, and save your future self
In a few days we will celebrate 46 years since the riots that took place at the Stonewall Inn. The fight for equality has been a long and arduous one… but today we celebrate! Today this country gets a little closer toward Peace… toward Love… toward Equality. God bless the United States of America!
(Original Caption) John F. Kennedy and Jacqueline Bouvier cutting their wedding cake after their marriage in Newport, Rhode Island. John Kennedy was then U.S. Senator from Massachusetts. Robert Kennedy at left.Recently, I’ve been on a quest to uncover the history and significance of the Cake Cutting Ceremony and the Bouquet Toss. I want to find
Caption: Bride, groom and parents exchanging wishesA Receiving Line is a ceremonial act that takes place when the bride, the bride’s attendants, and the host of the reception (typically the father of the bride) take the time to formally greet and welcome the attendees to the celebration, as well as receiving their congratulations and good