Funeral/Celebration of Life

Funeral/Celebration of Life

Even in the saddest times, when we mourn the death of a loved one, there is joy in the celebration of that life, and the recognition of its passing. Even if we wish to take nothing from the past, we can still celebrate the possibilities inherent in the future. I was...

A Beautiful Handfasting Ceremony

R and K asked me to perform a handfasting ceremony for them. They were legally married in a registrar’s ceremony but wanted something for their extended family and friends. They had the magnificent setting of Ruthin Castle to use, and we agreed that the best time for...
Children’s Naming Ceremony

Children’s Naming Ceremony

I was asked to do a naming ceremony for baby Lillian. R, Lilian’s father, was an atheist, so he wanted no ‘God stuff’; but many members of both families were devoutly Christian, so he wanted something which would satisfy everyone. T, Lilian’s mother, had not had a...