How would you describe your style in three words?
Heartfelt, warm and charismatic.
What does your logo mean?
The four colors represent the seasons of life. Each box shows a vital aspect in our lives. The yellow box represents family, the pink is love, blue signifies health and the green denotes prosperity. In the center of it all, a cross, representing faith. I believe that God designed us all with the unique ability to create happiness in ourselves and those around us. I feel there are six things that everyone should practice regularly.
1. Pray - Give thanks for where we are, pray for guidance in where we want to go.
2. Be Active - Activity is good for the body and the mind. It reduces stress, lifts your mood and keeps you young.
3. Work - The pursuit of happiness is often more rewarding than the prize.
4. Love - The most important thing in life are your relationships. Cherish each of them daily.
5. Experience - Try something new. It could be as simple as trying a new route on a daily run or a new restaurant. New experiences always bring joy and freshness to life.
6. Respect Yourself - Knowing your self worth and being happy with yourself is vital. Without it, there is little that success, fame or relationships can do to make you happy in the long run.
What is your favorite thing about a wedding?
The moment when a couple has that glimmer in their eyes, when they hear something or say something that touches their hearts. I can see it every time and I think to myself, "Ahhh! They got it!"
What is one thing you really want brides and grooms to know about you?
I've been in the wedding industry for over a decade, so I bring an understanding that goes beyond officiating. With that experience, I have a very expanded perspective. I know what the coordinator needs, what angles the photographer wants and how to speak in a way that works for the video.
What is one thing that brides and grooms overlook when it comes to booking an officiant?
The officiant's job is not only to marry the couple, but to lead the wedding party and guests through the ceremony. For most, it's their first time, so it's important for an officiant to have a working understanding of the entire process. This means working together with the family, coordinator, photographer and videographers.
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