Teaching Kids about Sex(ual Scripts)

My last blog post was a few weeks ago, and in it I addressed how our sexual scripts – those things we think should or will happen in sexual/romantic/dating situations – have contributed to the prevalence  rape culture and sexual harassment. Sometimes these...

Couples’ Choice Award – Again!

I’m so pleased to announce that I’ve been awarded the Wedding Wire Couples’ Choice Award for 2018! This is my 3rd year to receive this honor, and it all comes from the glowing reviews by the couples I have had the privilege of marrying. I am so...

Inspiration? What inspiration?

Blah. Bleh. Harumph. Those words pretty much sum up my ambition lately. I could blame it on a few things: 4 months ago I moved to a new city, and I’m still finding my feet; I’m an empty-nester now that both my daughters are off to college; Winter/The...

The Call of the Spiritual Warrior

I came across this “letter” today, and it felt so important to share it during these times of upheaval and uncertainty when we are all seeking our better selves, calling on others to do the same, and holding the line of boundary for those who have not been...

2017 Weddings – Thank YOU!

I have wrapped up wedding season for 2017. Here’s a photo of the rehearsal on Friday night with Sarah Felmet and Christine Gray. I’ll post a photo of the wedding when I get an “official” pic of the brides. For now, I will send a HUGE thank you...

Compassion for ourselves and others

Today I’d like to share a quote by Pema Chodron about the way life works to keep us in balance to show up in our best way for ourselves and each other. This resonated with me today, and I hope it does with you, too.   “Life is glorious, but life is also...

Integrity – All You All The Time

I’ve been talking about integrity for a long time…both to myself and to others. Integrity is the quality from which all our other positive qualities can sprout. When what you believe, what you say, and how you act are in alignment, you are integrated,...