Healing Labyrinth Ceremony for Pain Management

Many hospitals and clinics are beginning to use labyrinths as a part of a holistic model of patient care - assisting in treating the whole person - body, mind, and spirit.

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All May Marry in Minnesota!

The Minnesota House and Senate just passed Marriage Equality, making Minnesota the 12th state to legalize same sex marriage and with the governor’s recent signature, the law will become effective August 1, 2013.

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Unity Rituals at Savories Wedding Preview

I had a wonderful time participating in the Savories 2012 Wedding Preview on November 18. I was able to share with couples just what is possible in a Celebrant led ceremony.

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2012 Birth and Baby Fair Recap

The Bi-Annual Birth and Baby Fair, sponsored by Women Circling Women and Magic Box Photography took place on October 27, 2012 at the Copper Top church here in Duluth, MN. Find out more and learn about the five stages of a Blessing Way ceremony!

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Wedding Preview Event November 18!

Come join me at The Edgewater Resort, November 18 for Savories Catering's 2012 Wedding Preview. I'll do some demonstrating in my Wedding Officiant role (so be prepared to do some volunteering!) and have a large variety of Unity Rituals to talk about and show you!

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A Beautiful Labyrinth Society Gathering!

I wanted to take some time to share some of the great joy I still feel for being a part of the 2012 Annual Gathering of The Labyrinth Society! Being both a participant and presenter my first year was such a privilege!

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Dedication of The Dancing Woman™ Labyrinth

A recap of the public dedication I held for my Dancing Woman™ Labyrinth. Stretched out in my back yard my Dancing Woman held space for me and a singular guest on a beautiful day on the shores of Lake Superior.

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The Story of Dave Lynas’ Woman Vases

Wanting to share some background into the love and care that goes into creating the Woman Vases for Women's Rites of Passage, I recently spent some time with artist, Dave Lynas and his partner, Yanus Andler, while they were creating these lovely vases at a wood-fired kiln.

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Dancing Woman Labyrinth Dedication

Join me in dedicating my Dancing Woman Labyrinth. Learn about pairing ceremonies on the Labyrinth for all rites of passage in our lives. We will also have a potluck afterwards, so bring a dish to share! Sunday, September 30th at 1pm in Duluth, MN.

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New Women Vases and Single Breast Vase!

We are WOMEN, we are: strong, beautiful, nurturing, juicy, intelligent, enduring, peaceful, loving, and wise.

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More Take What You Need

The experiment continues and the poster improves. Hopefully this will catch on with my fellow Celebrants!

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I’m a Guest Blogger!

Today I'm a guest blogger on the Celebrant Foundation & Institute's official blog! Enjoy the post, When Transition Brings Us Full Circle: A Woman’s Rite of Passage.

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Back to School Gift Ideas

Recently in my other blog on Minnesota North Shore Weddings, I've been sharing many "whimsical" crafty ideas for centerpieces, gifts, and keepsakes.

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Giving the Gift of Memories

I wanted to share this wonderful article I found recently where a mother presented her son this beautiful gift on his wedding day. Using a cylindrical vase, jar, etc., this gift of memories for a son or daughter makes a...

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Take What You Need

An experiment in giving away kindness.

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An Empty Nest Ritual for Parents and Grown Children

A ritual for parents and grown children, based on my own recent experience, marking a bittersweet yet beautiful and proud moment in the cycle of life.

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What Would it Mean to Have a Divorce Ceremony?

What if you had a ceremony that included the most important people in your life, to gather around you, forming a circle of love and support? To witness and honor you, through your life, your marriage, and now your divorce.

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A wonderful Pet Expo!

A recap of the First Annual Lakeside Pet Expo and Adoption Event on March 24, 2012 and "Why do we have pet memorials?"

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Dancing Woman Labyrinth

I am now using the Dancing Woman™ Labyrinth in my Celebrant Ceremony practice as an element option, as well as traveling with her to do workshops and classes.

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What is a Life-Cycle Celebrant®?

We are Life-Cycle Celebrants(R). Each of has worked hard, making sacrifices of effort, time and tuition to earn that title. That title matters.

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