Be prepared! That was the motto of the scouts and it is also the mantra that celebrants live by. Our blogger today is CCN Celebrant Sonia Collins and she is talking about the ins and outs of ceremony presentation...
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Writing your own marriage vows? Not sure where to begin? Today's blog is the first of two parts - written by CCN Celebrant, author and today's guest blogger, Susanna Jose from Canberra, ACT.
Are you getting married in Australia? Do you or your partner have limited English language skills? Are you or your partner hearing impaired? What about the two people you've chosen to be your official witnesses? Perhaps you have guests coming to your ceremony who don't understand English or are hearing impaired? There are a number of reasons why you might need to engage an interpreter or a translator when you are getting married....
We kiss people every day, and we generally know what's appropriate for each situation... but you know, the first kiss after the celebrant declares you married? The one with everyone watching as you lip lock in public with the cameras and videos working overtime. Yes, that kiss. That's not an everyday kiss that you will automatically know what to do. Today we're looking at what type of kiss is appropriate...
Talk to your celebrant about your ideas.
Many people like to keep some of the traditional structure of a wedding ceremony so here is a run down of a traditional ceremony.
Photo by: Kingen Smith - Inside Weddings
I am to remind you of the solemn and binding nature of the relationship into which you are now about to enter."
Photo: Wikimedia Commons
Photo by: Shell Brown
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