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Wedding on the Hudson

Yesterday, I unexpectedly found myself going to Staten Island, New York’s forgotten borough.   To be honest, I hadn’t been there in many years and

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Fidelity Soneto

A wonderful way to pay tribute to one’s home of origin is to include a reading from an author from that location—whether in the mother

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The Art of Marriage

The Art of Marriage by Wilferd Arlan Peterson has always been a favorite of mine—a great choice for young people starting out in marriage, couples

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The Gifting of Leis

I recently officiated a wedding for a couple whose adopted home is Hawaii. They incorporated a traditional wedding lei exchange at the beginning of our

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