Micro-Weddings, Elopements, and Sequels...Oh My!

If you were planning a wedding for this year, I’m guessing that Covid-19 has put a crimp in your plans. For some couples, it’s been a minor inconvenience. For others it’s completely upended their celebrations, sometimes causing emotional and financial…

How to Hire Your Perfect Wedding Officiant

This is the second installment of a two-part series on How to Find and Hire Your Perfect Wedding Officiant. Today, we’re going to focus on interviewing and hiring your perfect wedding officiant. If you haven’t read Part 1 yet on…

How to Find Your Perfect Wedding Officiant

So, you’re getting married. Maybe not tomorrow, or next week; but you’re engaged and planning your one-of-a-kind wedding or elopement celebration. There are LOTS of moving parts. And, while the reception often takes up most of your time, energy, and…

LOVE in the time of COVID-19

I never thought I’d say those two things in the same sentence; love and Covid-19. But, these are unprecedented times and in the midst of the ‘shelter in place’ order, I’m observing some interesting shifts in our communities. Maybe it’s…

Prayer, Prayer, Everywhere!

I'm so excited to announce that The Sacred Adventure will now be taking Prayer Requests!

You may request prayer for yourself, or others around the globe, and our Prayer Team will hold your request in our prayers for one week.…

Trust the Little Voice

I just received my first fraudulent check as a wedding officiant and I’m doing the Happy Dance all around my apartment. “How could this event cause such jubilation?” you ask. Well, because I have learned a really valuable lesson.
 
You…

Let's Talk Prayer

For some, prayer happens at a certain time of day; bedtime, mealtime, when we get into our car each morning to endure the hour-long commute to work. 
  
Sometimes, prayer is inspired by a special place; a church, a majestic mountain,…

A Message of Mindfulness

Long ago, in the year 1999, I was winding along the backroads of the Santa Cruz Mountains on my way to a friend’s house. Given that there was no radio reception in the area, I decided to listen to a…

What's in a Word?

Today, while searching the web for some blog material inspiration that ISN'T about the election, I came across this nifty list of Words to Use More Often: 

At first, I was inclined to simply set it aside for future reference.…

The Celebration of Life

The celebration of life, 
shared in the beginning, and again, in the end. 
Yet we forget to celebrate it, in every moment we live. 
Time, days, years, go on, but are we alive? 
Alive and do not know it, sleeping