If there is ever a place to allow your authentic nature to express itself, it’s your wedding ceremony. One of the things I love about officiating weddings is the shear realness of them. Even though your ceremony has been planned, written out in advance and even pictured in your mind for a long time, it needs to be free to arise in the present moment.
As an officiant, it is my role to create a safe and sacred space for you as you stand before me and prepare to say your “I do’s” to each other. When the space feels completely safe, you feel free to allow your authentic feelings to arise. You are free to laugh, to cry, and even to allow the ‘unplanned’ and those endearing little ‘mistakes’ to happen without making them mean anything. Sometimes the vows aren’t recited perfectly. Sometimes the candle doesn’t light. Sometimes the ring doesn’t go on smoothly. Sometimes the wind is so crazy that hair and veils are going everywhere! Those are the endearing moments that provoke smiles and create memories. And all of it is perfect, because you are being real. You are sharing yourself authentically in front of your guests, and it is a gift to all to witness.
There really is nothing better than participating in and bearing witness to the full spectrum of authentic emotion. I feel privileged and honored to facilitate this wonder-filled, once-in-a-lifetime experience we call a wedding.