This taproom wedding transmitted an undercurrent of spontaneity and excitement. It was a joy to watch the essence of this ceremony reveal itself as we met and planned for a late-autumn wedding. At the first planning meeting, Alyssa and Nick established that the wedding would be an intimate ceremony – one with fewer than 50
Renee and Duff planned a lakeside cabin wedding. The family property at Kabekona Lake became their cathedral with its expansive sky, rolling lawn, and trees that stood as pillars. Rumbling thunder became the introductory song for a brief rain shower, which accentuated their vows. It was a perfect day filled with love, laughter, and excitement!
Todd and Steve, both practitioners of Zen, chose to have a Zen Buddhist wedding ceremony, which would be held in the yard of a longtime friend. Early in our conversations, we knew an important aspect of the ceremony was for the wedding guests to feel comfortable with the expressions of Zen that would support it.