Author Archives: Jim Dekornfeld

What are the components of a Daybreak Ceremonies wedding ceremony?

Over the course of the last 5 years I’ve had the pleasure of officiating almost 200 wedding ceremonies. A few of the ceremonies were simple elopements. The couple with just two witnesses,  and myself. Others were full Cecil B. DeMille productions with lights, sound, pyrotechnics, photographers, videographers, drones, etc. In my opinion weddings are celebrations. […]

If you knew then what you know now would you marry your spouse?

In light of the fact that approximately half of all marriages fail it would seem the answer to our question is no. When you consider that many married couples are in toxic relationships you may wonder, “Why get married at all?”The reason is simple. A good marriage is absolutely wonderful. It is fulfilling, satisfying, comforting, […]

Back to Blogging

After a unconscionable hiatus I am back to the blog. This weekend I had the pleasure of performing the wedding ceremony for Michelle and Sam. The ceremony was held outside at the Snipe Farm Retreat, just north of Chapel Hill, NC. The weather was wonderful and the ceremony was beautifully enhanced by the Handfasting Ceremony […]

For anyone considering a wedding or for that matter any special "life" event that deserves recognition or celebrating Kathe and I ,without reservation,recommend Jim DeKornfeld as your officiant/minister/event planner. Jim takes the time to listen to your story and to weave it in a way that shines light on the specialness and the uniqueness of it. The compassion,caring and nonjudgmental understanding ( not to mention patience) he exemplifies in his own life came to the table in preparing our wedding ceremony making it as many people later said " that was the best wedding I have ever been to". Tim and Kathe Wilson

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