– your ultimate guide to learn more about a modern spiritual ceremony
Wedding vows is an intimate moment during the spiritual ceremony where the couple expresses their love to each another. Many couples are choosing to forgo the traditional vows in favor of writing their own. And they prefer a non religious wedding ceremony. This moment is about to communicate your love and appreciation to your partner, but not about a lifelong commitment.
No signature or blessing from God can seal the future of a union between two people, and even less a promise. Making a commitment to a lifelong with a promise means that there may come a time when you have to go against yourself to keep it. And that will not only make yourself miserable, but also the people around you. In this case there are no guilts. It’s the overwhelming and at the same time wonderful adventure of life that we cannot foresee or plan. But simply let ourselves be guided by its waves – sometimes calm and flat, other times stormy…
It’s all about the intensity of the fire of love that both feel towards themselves first of all. Which is then reflected on the other, to grow together and evolve towards a common purpose. Rather, choose to express your will to cultivating one’s love in an atmosphere of love, empathy and mutual appreciation.
The spiritual wedding ceremony can be intensified by adding tools. That represent and connect us on the physical and spiritual level to our Earth and its elements. Living and feeling the EARTH element means creating the foundation for something new and to grow your protective energy. You could experience it by walking barefoot and feeling contact with the earth, or wearing crystals and stones that earring the immense power.
This element represents our emotions. Learn to flow into them, dance them, draw and purify them and this will produce a beneficial healing in your relationship. During the spiritual wedding you can mix of a union drink or choose an environment where there is the presence of the water element. Such the ocean, a waterfall, a stream, a lake. This will help you connect with water element.
Implement this element to celebrate your day with the presence of the sun. Or surround yourself with fire bowls, light a bonfire, lamps, sparklers, dance around it. This awakens the passion and vital energy that makes you shine intensely.
You can decorate the surroundings with incense sticks, scented candles, light fabric drapes that flutter in the air. Choose to celebrate in a place with open spaces and where you can feel the light breeze of the air, feel all its presence. Get in touch with this element to discover the potential of your mind. It´ brings clarity and letting go of what is old and you no longer need.
Choosing to conduct your spiritual wedding during the golden hour means attuning to the magical energy of new beginnings. Besides you get images with incredible vibrant colors and warm, bright light.
As human beings we always have a very strong attraction towards sunrise and sunset. Each day you have two different opportunities to admire the magic of the universe. When the sun rises in the morning and when it sets in the evening you can feel a higher energy vibration if you simply open up to it.
The sun every day brings change and transformation. Integrating this into a non religious wedding ceremony improves the intention of a marriage. It is a moment with a very strong energy to let go of the old, to then express intentions and visualize new beginnings.
As children we are spontaneously connected with the Mother Nature. We follow its rhythms and we come into contact with ease, playing, falling, rolling on the ground, sprinkling ourselves with sand.
Nature is part of us and we are curiously attracted by its colors, scents and shapes. Being immersed in the natural world can mean receiving the most wonderful and unexpected effects on our mind, body and soul.
In wilderness you get more grounding and calm to yourself. Celebrating a spiritual ceremony in nature can be a perfect way to reconnecting yourself to the greater Life Force. It means choosing as witness the great immensity of the vital energy that surrounds us, Of which we all are part, and which accompanies you with strength and vitality on the path you choose to share with the loved one.
As the climax of a spiritual wedding, you can integrate a proper meditation. You could also share this moment with your guests, accompanied by a speaker or with live music during which the loved ones around. Let enrich this moment with many positive thoughts and energies.
For instance you could close your eyes all together for a moment and imagine yourself as a small interconnected forest. The two newlyweds are two independent trees that are now close together and can share a common space. First they imagine themselves intertwining some roots, and approaching some branches. Second they imagine that they are shaking their boughs vigorously and drop the dead and old leaves and branches to the ground. These represent old emotions, whether positive or negative, to make space for something new and fresh. All this while the other trees around – loved ones – support and protect them with sweet thoughts of love.
During spiritual ceremony, this is a beautiful atmosphere to carry in the heart and spirit in the future of one’s love story!