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Aug
31

The Celebrants Network's Day of Love

 
Each year, on the 1st of September, The Celebrants Network celebrates its own Day of Love.  This special day highlights all the ways in which people can love.  We love our partner, our children, our parents, our grandparents, our friends all in different ways, so why not celebrate each and every one?
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Feb
14

Love Ceremonies

 

What is love? The ancient Greeks called love “the madness of the gods.”  Modern psychologists define it as it the strong desire for emotional union with another person.  But what, actually, is love.  It means so many different things to different people. Songwriters have described it, “Whenever you’re near, I hear a symphony.” Shakespeare said, “Love is blind and lovers cannot see.”  Aristotle said, “Love is composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies.” www.theanatomyoflove.com

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Feb
04

Love Festivals from Around the World

 

In Australia, we look to the 14th of February, Valentine's Day as our day of love.  We buy flowers and jewellry  and chocolates; we take our loved ones out for dinner and buy cards that express our undying love, but what are the rest of the world doing?  

 cover photo by Lizzie51 @ deviantart.com

Here are 16 Love Festivals from around the world

Artist: Marie Muravski

Compiled by: Jessica Smith on boredpanda.com

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No matter what we do for our respective days of love, it the same the world over that we do what we can to make our partner feel special.

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Jan
16

Personalise the Funeral

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Are you in the midst of arranging a funeral?  Are you feeling overwhelmed right now?  There are so many details that must be attended to.  So many decisions to be made, people to contact and this is while you are feel so raw from your loss.

Take a deep breath, slow down, – pause for a moment and then focus on what is important – honouring the person lost to you.  Each of us is unique and special in our own ways and when planning a funeral it is important to honour that unique life and relate the impact that life had on family and friends.

So how do you do this?

Consider the unique life of the person who died.

Write a list of the following:

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Nov
06

Grooms - How do you tell if marriage is for you?

Question_mark_150ASKACELEBRANT BLOG - Are you a bride or groom wondering about whether marriage is really for you? Marriage is a long term commitment. Even in a country where there is divorce, marriage carries thousands of years of expectations and hope that this is a relationship  "for life".

So what questions do you ask yourself to figure out if you are ready to take that BIG step?

Here's an article that uses no religious arguments - yet would be very much at home in many religious faiths - and what's more it is written by a bloke!

Our thanks to Seth Adam Smith for sharing his personal experiences on marriage :

http://sethadamsmith.com/2013/11/02/marriage-isnt-for-you/

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