Writing Wedding Vows

Many couples are curious, but reluctant, to write personal vows.  Let me say that these unique promises never disappoint!   Below are 10 suggestions to brides and grooms who are considering writing personal vows for their big day.  In no particular order, here we go! These are your vows—speak from the heart. You don’t need to be William Shakespeare of Elizabeth …

Buddhist-Inspired Wedding Ideas

Earlier today, I was speaking with a bride who said that she and her fiancé were drawn to Buddhism, but she didn’t know how that might be reflected in the ceremony.  My mind started racing!   I offered her a host of ideas including the Buddhist-Inspired Vows and Homily shown below.  Such a beautiful way to express one’s philosophical and spiritual …

Tips on Writing Personal Vows

While many couples are interested in writing their own vows, this desire is accompanied by some anxiety.  Where to begin?  What to say?  How long should they be? What’s the best format?  The list of questions and concerns can be daunting.  In conjunction with Racked.com’s wedding giveaway last month, I developed the following list of tips for letting the creative …