Unexpected Love Songs

Sarah Ritchie Readings & Vows, Real Stories

I have noticed a trend among recent brides and grooms that may serve as inspiration for those thinking about their wedding ceremonies.  Recent couples have turned to popular song lyrics as readings during the wedding.  While I previously wrote about a couple using the lyrics of the Etta James classic “At Last” in their ceremony, recent couples have turned to …

Wedding 101: A Summary of the Order of Ceremony

Sarah Ritchie Readings & Vows, Wedding Ideas, Your Ceremony

Most of my clients have been to a good number of weddings, both religious and secular, by the time that they marry.  However, they generally can’t remember much about the ceremonies in aggregate.  Sometimes a bride and groom can point to ceremony components they found off-putting, but there isn’t much recollection beyond that.   Likewise, while there is a vague sense …

Words for the Wedding

Sarah Ritchie Readings & Vows

When considering a wedding script, couples often focus on longer readings from religious texts or innumerable other sources.  However, well chosen phrases, sprinkled in the text can have a power impact, too.  Consider the following quotations provided in  A World of Ways to Say “I Do” by Noah Benshea and Jordan Benshea Love conquers all things; let us too surrender …