Happy Anniversary

I often say that vow renewal ceremonies are among my favorite.  They are both retrospective and prospective.  A well-crafted vow renewal gives thanks for the years a couple has shared, while making new commitments for the future.  The reasons a couple decides to do a vow renewal vary.  For some, they are simply marking a milestone anniversary—10 years or a …

The Return of Spring: Separation Vow Renewal

As a Life-Cycle Celebrant, my role is not only to acknowledge life’s celebrations and rites of passage, but to provide ceremonies of healing. Weddings, civil unions, and commitment ceremonies are all important. They provide countless opportunities for underscoring the joy of shared lives and the promises of the future. Even vow renewals are happy occasions marking a milestone anniversary. Today, …