Get Ordained Blog - Page #74

Robot Funerals Denote Spiritual Connection

In January of 2015, a memorial service took place in Isumi, Japan, at a 450-year-old Buddhist temple. The figures being honored were brought together at the altar, where a priest offered prayers for the peaceful passin ...

Category: Get Ordained Funeral

World’s Most Extreme Wedding Proposals

Almost everyone has heard of a hopeful fiancé who has taken an innovative route to popping the question. They might hide an engagement ring or a love note in an unlikely spot for their beloved to find. The more am ...

Category: Wedding Planning

Jordan River Cleared for Christian Tourism

Over the past several years, Jordan has worked to remove thousands of personnel and anti-tank mines from under the ground along the southern banks and surrounding area of the Jordan River. The explosives, buried mostly b ...

Category: Universal Life Church Baptism

Social Media and Grief

It may seem like an oxymoron to use social media to channel and process something so deeply personal as grief. Many people, however, are turning to various sites to make sense of and find meaning in loss. Although sites ...

Category: Funeral

How to Make Your Wedding a Party You Would Go To

The difference between a fun and memorable wedding and a forced march through overblown tradition is that at the former, the couple getting married actually has a good time. The secret, of course, is no secret: It's all ...

Category: Wedding Planning Perform a Wedding

Negative Online Wedding Vendor Reviews: Defamation or Free Speech?

An upscale inn in upstate New York received a barrage of criticism recently for a policy that addressed online negative reviews posted by dissatisfied brides, grooms and their guests. In Hudson, New York, the Union Stree ...

Category: Get Ordained

Wedding News Highlights: Princess Proposals, World Records and Going to the Dogs

Each wedding season offers up a number of newsworthy proposal and marriage-related items. It seems people show no lack of imagination when it comes to nuptials even pretend ones. The following are a few events chosen fro ...

Category: Wedding Materials Wedding Planning

Jewelry Ad Bucks Second Marriage Taboo in Indian Media

In a country that has historically and sometimes notoriously held onto customs that shun divorced and widowed women, one jewelry manufacturer and a single advertising campaign have taken a stand in support of second marr ...

Category: Get Ordained Perform a Wedding

How to Have a Feminist Wedding

When it comes to planning a wedding, what's a self-identifying feminist to do? As beautiful as a traditional ceremony may be, there are some possible landmines for women and men who want everyone sitting on the same tier ...

Category: Wedding Planning Marriage

More Women Pursuing Careers in the Funeral Industry

According to the National Funeral Directors Association, in 2010, 57 percent of mortuary school graduates in the United States were women, up 60 percent since 1995. Despite the increase in numbers, however, women face ch ...

Category: Funeral