I Blame the Equal Rights Movement

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Check Scam Shows General Lack Of Respect in Nation Today

It's all how you look at this...

I just received a cashiers check scam.  Its certified and drawn on Farmers Bank however, its fraud.  the check was written for more than my fee ( I marry people) and they wanted the difference back in cash. 

Rainy Wedding Day

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Rain symbolizes blessings, cleansing, unity, and a new day. In some cultures it is also a symbol of fertility. Due to these positive things, a rainy wedding day is very often considered good.

 

Carrying the bride over the threshold

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The custom of the groom carrying the bride over the threshold is a very old one. As rumor would have it, traditional European weddings were followed by bride kidnappings.  So it was customary for the groom to whisk away with his bride and to hold her close so that no one could kidnap her.
 

Wedding Ring Origin

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The French believed the blood vein on the left hand ring finger was the only vein directly to the heart that's why we wear the wedding ring on our left hand.

The Ring Warming Tradition

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Having a ring warming in your wedding is a wonderful way to involve all of your guests in your wedding ceremony. A ring warming is when each of your guests gets the opportunity to hold your wedding bands and bless it with a prayer for a long and healthy marriage.  This loving tradition dates back to the continent of Africa in the country of Egypt.
 

History of the Bouquet

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It is traditional for the bride to throw her bouquet at the reception and for all single women in attendance to try to catching it. Tradition states that the lucky woman who catches the bouquet is said to be the next in line to get married.
 

What is Passover?

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The Holiday of Passover is an eight-day festival celebrated in the early spring. The holiday commemorates the emancipation of the Israelites from slavery in ancient Egypt.  By following the rituals of Passover, the follower trys to relive and experience the true freedom that our ancestors gained.

Jonathon Rogoff - you wanna get in on this one? 

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