Premarital Coaching

Premarital Coaching

WHAT IS PREMARITAL COACHING Published in 2009, the New York Times Magazine ran an article: “Married (Happily) With Issues”.  Written by Elizabeth Weil, she crafted a funny, honest, and intimate portrait of her marriage.  (I suggest reading that piece before continuing...
Take Your Time

Take Your Time

Hello all, Chaplain Royal here.  I just finished meeting a couple who is planning their wedding.  Each of them has been married previously, and they really approached their planning with eyes wide open and took a bit of a “been there-done that-want more than I...
One for the grooms…

One for the grooms…

When I meet with couples preparing for their wedding, one topic that often comes up that in the last 30-45 day stretch prior to the ceremony date things tend to be so tense, frustrating, and not always done with that sense of “happiness” that they normally feel with...
Best Men

Best Men

It’s nightmarish. Somewhere in the room a butter knife tink-tink-tinks against a sweaty water glass. The collective gaze of the room swivels and catches you in its headlights. You stand, shoot the sleeves of an unfamiliar suit, and, giving every indication that...
Wedding Story Board

Wedding Story Board

Using a wedding story board is a great way to help you plan your wedding, also known as wedding inspiration boards.   They are basically a collage of pictures that helps you pull together color schemes, decorating ideas and other wedding details. You can show your...