Get Ordained Blog

With recent headlines about the record-breaking hurricanes Harvey and Irma, there will likely be concerns about how to deal with mourning the dead in their aftermath. Religion and culture dictate funerary customs to whic ...

Category: Funeral, Society, Loss

funeral, Grief

Tuxedoes slowly became the gold standard for American weddings during the second half of the 20th century. Once strictly reserved for wear during evening formal events, they became the groom’s uniform du jour regar ...

Category: Wedding Planning, Society

wedding, culture

Planning for your wedding requires a great deal of time and energy. Even if you are hoping for a small and intimate affair, you need to be on top of the various tasks associated with planning for your big day. While you ...

Category: Wedding Materials, Wedding Planning, Marriage

wedding, wedding day

The decision to get married to your partner suggests you have a lot of love for each other. Most people get married for love these days, as opposed to marrying for wealth or property as was the custom of the past. Even t ...

Category: Wedding Planning, Ceremonies, Marriage

wedding, wedding day

We need to grieve whenever we lose someone close to us, but what about our pets? Research and anecdotal evidence suggest that they feel the loss of a loved one just as much as we do. During this difficult time, there are ...

Category: Funeral, Loss

funeral, culture, Grief

Have you ever heard the phrase “crossing the river Styx”? You may not know about the Greek myth behind the saying but might be familiar with the idea of spirit guides helping the dead pass into the afterlife. ...

Category: Funeral, Society

funeral, culture

Speculative fiction has repeatedly asked the question of whether the human consciousness can live on after death in this plane of existence. Technological aids for extending life, as well as the potential consequences of ...

Category: Society

culture

Planning for a wedding is no small task. You are going to need a lot of time to get your plan into gear. This means you may not have enough free time available to make magic happen. To get the ball rolling, you are going ...

Category: Wedding Materials, Wedding Planning

wedding

Dealing with loss is never an easy journey. When someone close to you has passed away, it can feel like you are left with a void in your heart. For people with anxiety, this also means having to deal with large crowds of ...

Category: Funeral, Loss

funeral, Grief

Weddings are celebrations surrounding the union of two people in love. In a more traditional marriage, the bride is the one who people tend to shower with the most affection and attention. This is because weddings have b ...

Category: Wedding Planning, Marriage, Society

wedding, culture