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Thoughtful Gifts for Your Wedding Officiant

Giving wedding party gifts is an expected part of the post-wedding experience. Although optional, giving a gift to your wedding officiant is a great way to show your appreciation for their contribution to your big day.

Category: Wedding Planning

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The Legacy of "Jumping the Broom"

"Jumping the broom" is a ceremony commonly seen at American weddings, but not everyone might know its origins. Originally a ritual in slave weddings in the South, jumping the broom symbolizes happiness in a dark time.

Category: Ceremonies


What’s in a Will?

Writing a will is a crucial part of end-of-life planning. If you're in the midst of estate planning, knowing what's in a will is important, so that you can ensure your final wishes are carried out as you see fit.

Category: Society


Tips on How To Select Your Officiant Outfit

Asked to officiate a wedding, but not sure what a wedding officiant wears? Finding the ideal wedding officiant outfit doesn't have to be stressful. A few tips go a long way to finding the perfect officiant outfit.

Category: Ceremonies

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Feeling Spiritually Unwell? Sleep Could Be the Answer

If you're feeling mentally and spiritually unwell, the answer to your woes could be simpler than you think. Lack of sleep is a major contributor to spiritual discomfort, and naps and sleeping in could be the answer.

Category: Society

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This Year Will Be a Record Year for Weddings, but Challenges Will Persist

It's no secret that 2020 and 2021 were difficult years for the wedding industry, with many couples postponing their nuptials. Hopefully, 2022 will get things back on track, but there are still unique challenges ahead.

Category: Wedding Planning


Choosing Godparents To Support Your Child

What a godparent does is different for every family. Whether they're a spiritual mentor, adult cheerleader, or even guardian, choosing the right person to fulfill your child's needs is an important decision.

Category: Baptism


What To Expect at a Wiccan Funeral

Most religious people hope for a funeral that reflects their beliefs, and that is no different for Wiccans and Pagans. While simpler than many, Wiccan funerals are just as beautiful and emotional as any other service.

Category: Funeral


Simple Ways To Handle Mental Health Topics in Your Marriage

Mental health can be a sensitive topic in some relationships, and it can be difficult for some to open up. While this is a challenging subject, it's important to talk about mental health with your partner.

Category: Marriage


Handfasting Ceremony FAQs

When officiating a wedding, the couple may ask you to join them together in a handfasting ceremony. If you're not sure what to do or say, fear not! We've assembled this handfasting FAQ to answer all your questions.

Category: Ceremonies