Hello all,I have been asked to give my mother away at her second wedding, as her father passed away many years ago (before i was born). I am assuming i will have to give a speech at the reception as…Continue
"P.S. Road blocks are usually well-intentioned. "Read this; I heard it's helpful." "Buy this; your guests might like it." Very few people getting married need more stuff to do. That was the point of my parade of horribles…"
"You don't need to assume, and you don't need to ask strangers these questions. Whoever's in charge of organizing the wedding (your mom, your future step-father, a professional planner) can give you instructions. Just ask. These…"
Hello all,I have been asked to give my mother away at her second wedding, as her father passed away many years ago (before i was born). I am assuming i will have to give a speech at the reception as an equivalent to the father of the bride speech and have been struggling with deciding what type of speech it should be and what to say. Should the speech be long with anecdotes, jokes and tear-jerking moments or more just a short few words thanking guests for attending etc.? Also, are there any…See More
"I've made friendships with at least 3 pastors. I consider it my gift - befriending pastors. :) But, you are dead on. It's hard. Most either share too much or too little for the exact reasons you described.…"
"What's ery intersting about this thread is how the procrastinating OP has managed to involve the well-intentioned AoM community in enabling his procrastination.
To the OP: You need to drop all the social media stuff for a while. If…"
"While I am not in full-time ministry I am a minister and can relate to your position to some degree.
Ministry can be a long and lonely road to begin with. People expect a lot out of you. People often times want more than you can give and they…"