This blog post gives people ideas for planning a secular ceremony, including rituals, readings and music,
You’re in the driving seat. You get to decide how spiritual you want your ceremony to be. Your ceremony may not be happening in a church, but it can be full of spiritual meaning just the same.
By Derbhile Graham I feel lucky to live in a country as beautiful as Ireland. It’s a place of rugged coastline and mountains, often right next to each other. And that’s exactly what makes it a brilliant spot for a wedding. Some of these wedding locations are very well known, like the Cliffs of Moher […]
The marketing gurus are telling us to make use of this time by writing blog posts telling everyone how fabulous we are and how we can help. I certainly want to help, but at the moment, I want to cheer myself up, so I’m going to share the memory of my first-ever wedding ceremony as […]
I hope you are all keeping well through this time of crisis, this unreal time when we are apart but together. I myself am planning to blog on through. This is partly because writing has always been my way to keep myself sane. But it’s also because there are people out there who are getting […]
The escalation of the Coronavirus outbreak and the measures being taken to curb it have blown away my plans for this week’s blog post. I want to say instead that my heart goes out to all those affected by the Coronavirus outbreak and their families. And my heart goes out to all the people who […]
I know that for Irish people in particular, it can be hard getting your head around organising a separate legal wedding ceremony. We’re used to having everything done in one place. But all you’re really doing is making an extra appointment to sign a document.
I’m privileged to witness the most amazing moments in people’s lives. And my ceremonies are designed to help people experience the wonder of those moments.
As I mounted the steps, the music of Circle of Life from The Lion King swelled out from the speakers. The couple entered the room first, holding up their baby son in much the same way as Mufasa held up his newborn cub Simba at the very start of The Lion King. Then I came in, in the […]