public speaking

Carrying the bride over the threshold

Carrying the bride across the threshold is a common practice, not only in the English speaking world, but in many other countries as well. To   →

Old wedding customs 1

There are many old customs attached to the marriage ceremony, and I thought I’d share some with you. This one is about the bride’s garter.   →

Introducing a speaker

Introductions are launch pads The Introduction is an essential part of speechmaking. If you are the chairman of the meeting, or if you are the   →

Lose those labels

We all carry around labels from the past — labels that define us in ways we’d rather forget. We carry them like dead weights hung   →