a background in Anthropology
and Psychology I have always been fascinated by ceremonies and
rituals from around the world and am convinced that they are essential
to our human experience.
give meaning, direction, and support in our daily lives. In our
Western culture where rites of passage that impact our lives have
receded greatly or vanished altogether, it is especially important
to celebrate significant, life-altering events. Your wedding is
such an event. You publicly demonstrate your willingness to commit
to each other for a lifetime. For this experience to become deeply
anchored into your hearts it has to reach you deeply.
a practicing counselor I have over the years come to recognize
the importance of the heart. In my experience all true transitions,
openings, and transformations occur in the heart first.