Counseling

Premarital Counseling

Posted by on Mar 20, 2021 in Counseling, Marriage and Epidemics | 0 comments

Premarital Counseling

The problem

I SAID “I will never, ever hold premarital counseling sessions on-line via the internet.”  I SAID “The topics of marital relations—that is personality differences, how to argue effectively, planning finances, family dynamics and so on, are  just too … Read More

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YOUR Financial Future

Posted by on May 31, 2015 in Counseling, Love | 0 comments

YOUR Financial Future

Dear Engaged Couple-

I have been in recent conversation with an investment advisor at Wells Fargo. He has a wealth of knowledge and, good new for you, he has promised to send me periodic information/advice that I can then pass … Read More

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The average wedding price tag

Posted by on Mar 23, 2015 in Counseling, Love, The Wedding Service, Venues | 0 comments

The average wedding price tag

Dear Engaged Couple-

I read a disturbing article a couple of weeks ago. According to new information available by The Knot, the average wedding last year had a price tag of $31,000. That’s not disturbing information all by itself, of … Read More

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What Actually Makes for Happiness

Posted by on Dec 19, 2014 in Counseling, Religion and spirituality | 0 comments

What Actually Makes for Happiness

 

Dear Engaged Couples—One of the happiest times in a person’s life is when that person is engaged and about to embark on a new life with someone they love and who loves them back.  Nothing new here, right?  However, … Read More

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The Public Eye

Posted by on Nov 6, 2014 in Counseling, The Wedding Service | 0 comments

The Public Eye

Dear Engaged couple-I have officiated at quite a few weddings at this point in my career.  They can be nerve-wracking.  One of the things that can make them nerve-wracking for the major participants, the bride and groom,  is the fact … Read More

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Covenant

Posted by on Jul 2, 2014 in Counseling, Love, The Wedding Service, Weddings | 0 comments

Covenant

Dear Engaged Couple— This is a serious blog about a serious topic—marriage.  When I officiate at a religious wedding (as opposed to a secular wedding), as I do about 50% of the time, I use the word covenant, to refer … Read More

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