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Love & Marriage

The Art of Compromise

Marriage is very much like a work of art in that after many strokes and much time it reveals its truest masterpiece. Many enter marriage with an unhealthy understanding of what sustains long-term relationships. Many believe, like the song says, “love is all we need!” and fail to understand that love will be tested and […]

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Love Changes Everything

We are living in a time of great change. Many thinkers and seers agree that humanity and the planet Earth are evolving at a quickened pace, and that this evolution will be severe and seemingly chaotic at times. It is natural for people to react with fear, because these changes will doubtless bring some level […]

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Marriage: Access Granted

With the recent Supreme Court ruling for same-sex marriage, the debate concerning the purpose of marriage has again been thrust into the public sphere. And there is a great deal of passion on all sides, from those who believe that the sanctity of marriage is under attack to those who can now enjoy the benefits of the wedded institution.

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Writing Daily Love Emails As a Spiritual Practice

I have been writing love notes to my spouse and daughter every day for over a year now. Since it is a proven fact that before either of them says, “Good morning” to the world, or “I love you,” or even do their morning must-dos, they would engage their smartphones, I figured that the best way for me to get their attention is to send them an email or a text message.

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Priceless! Confessions of a Wedding Officiant

When we officiate wedding ceremonies, our participation provides us a unique opportunity to bear witness to the lifetime covenant our couples make. Every word we write is one that is truly contemplated, carefully weighed, and meticulously chosen. We take time to listen to the story of a couple’s journey of love, and we enter that space with them.

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