Author Archives: Susanna

Making my Hubby a Valentine!

Oh what fun it is to make my Hubby’s Valentine card this year!  It is a work in progress.  On canvas, the sides and back will be painted lipstick red and there will be a love message on the back.   As I tell my couples, the romance must continue for the rest of your […]

Persian Sofreh

I love love love the Persian Sofreh and Persian wedding ceremonies!   Sofreh literally means “marriage spread”.   This ancient tradition dates back thousands of years.   It is sumptuous to behold and filled with meaning — which I explain in detail at the ceremony.   (That’s me in the mirror taking the photo — in case you were […]

Rev. Macomb speaking at AWAIC conference

Hello All, If you are in the Baltimore area the weekend of November 10-12,  I will be speaking at the 2017 conference for A World Alliance of Interfaith Clergy at the Retreat and Conference Center at Bon Secours in Marriotsville, MD.  Fifty per cent of the attendees are not clergy, but people from all walks […]

The newly wedded Kelly and Christine!

  Here is Kelly and Christine who married at Winvian Farm, a bucolic farm resort in CT, in front of fruit laded apple trees.   When they first came to me,  I could not but help notice how their hands were always tenderly holding, touching, caressing.   Not surprisingly, they chose the anointing and blessing […]

Albanian Wedding Dance!

After a beautiful wedding ceremony interlaced with their personal words about one another, Arton and Nicolette— a Muslim/Catholic couple so very much in love—rejoiced in dancing a traditional Albanian wedding dance.  The bride leads holding a handkerchief.  The dance begins with just the two of them. Then the immediate family joins in, followed by all their guests.   Guests […]

A Wedding at the Lovely River Cafe`

I always feel fortunate when I perform a wedding at the River Cafe on the Brooklyn waterfront as I did this past weekend. There are so many lovely elements to this venue. First and foremost, there is the dramatic view of the NYC skyline. Then there is the exceptional food!! I love the lush flora […]

After The Wedding

I thought I would share photos of another aspect of my work, baby blessings.  One of the great joys of my life is watching a couple so very much in love join hands and hearts for life in marriage.  A wedding is the birthday of a nuclear family!  Then the family blossoms and grows, and […]