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At Last: a sweet wedding reading that honors a life lived before finding love

Not unlike Etta James' classic love song "At Last," this particular reading narrows down those feelings of having lived life, been beaten by it a time or two, and still being joyful that you found lasting love. Considering how many weddings are second marriages or older-than-average couples, the sentiment is really lovely and really realistic. Here's a sweet wedding reading that takes into account a life lived prior to the wedding…

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7 questions to help you create a super personalized wedding ceremony

There's not much guidance for thinking about the ceremony itself. What even is a wedding? What's it for? And how do you go about planning the part of your wedding where you actually get married? Having guided a lot of couples — not to mention my fianc√©e — through the process of planning a wedding, here are my top seven questions to get you going on a personalized wedding ceremony that reflects your relationship…

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Stirring quotes from Loving v. Virginia to include in your ceremony

We plucked some amazing nuggets from Obergefell v. Hodges (the SCOTUS marriage equality case in which the Court held that the right to marry is guaranteed to same-sex couples under the Constitution) recently to include in your wedding ceremony and this time around we're focusing on Loving v. Virginia. In this political climate, we want to call out all opportunities to bring light to the struggles of those who have fought for marriage equality in all ways.

Here are some amazing quotes from Loving v. Virginia to include in your ceremony…

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5 best quotes from the marriage equality decision to use in your ceremony

While we still have so far to go and so many potential obstacles in our path, I wanted to call out some ways to include the recent advances from Obergefell v. Hodges (the SCOTUS marriage equality case in which the Court held that the right to marry is guaranteed to same-sex couples under the Constitution) into your ceremony. Here are some of my favorite lines to pull into your equality-focused ceremony.

How to become a wedding officiant: online churches to get ordained

Are you looking to have a familiar face as your wedding officiant? A friend or family member instead of a stranger? It's an appealing thought in a lot of cases, especially if you're living the secular life. This post is meant to be shared with your chosen pal so they can find out how to become a wedding officiant, and and where to get ordained.