While wedding planning can be exciting and, at times, downright blissful, there is no question that the process can be incredibly stressful. For this reason and more, some couples elect to forgo a traditional event and elope for their ceremony. Everyday more and more couples are deciding to elope, but does it mean to elope….

In our minds, we see a fairytale wedding as between a young and beautiful bride and her handsome groom, both of which are single and in love and will live happily ever after. On occasions, this does happen and I have married lots of couples just like that, and I also pray that they do…

                  In all the years that I’ve been doing weddings, I think I most enjoy these simple weddings. Just the couple and a few friends and family members, it seems to draw out the romantic in me. Maybe it’s the elements or surroundings, but I love the…

Wilferd Arlan Peterson wrote: “The Art of a Good Marriage”, this short poem is probably the most frequently recited wedding poem. God knows into how many languages it’s been translated. I personally try to recite it in all of the wedding ceremonies that I officiate. Why? Well, its short, yet it captures the very essence of…