3 Thoughts for Planning a Wedding During a Pandemic
Tuesday, March 17, 2020 3:15 PM
Great, just great. Who knew there would be a pandemic the same year you decide to have your wedding? It is the weirdest curveball, isn’t it? Read these thoughts that may be helpful to relieve some uncertainty.
(and really, this is for everyone)
Maintain a spirit of love, resisting a spirit of fear. Some of you know exactly what I am talking about. But for many of us, it is easy to get swept up in just a little bit of panic, even if you truly set out to resist it. Your wedding is about the two of you and your love for each other. What a beautiful thing to focus on right now. So when you feel a little worry creeping in, redirect that worry into an action that expresses your love for that beautiful person holding your hand.
This is now part of your story. Imagine yourself telling the story of this crazy year to your grandchildren. They are looking up at you asking, “And what did you do?”. Make it your intention to be able to answer that question with a really great example of making the best of any circumstance. They will want to know that your family legacy is one of resilience and faith in times of trouble.
Have more than one contingency pålan. Look at the different levels of impact ranging from inconveniences to postponing your wedding and have a good plan for several scenarios. It doesn’t have to be a perfect plan, in fact, there is no su
Have more than one contingency plan. Look at the different levels of impact ranging from inconveniences to postponing your wedding and have a good plan for several scenarios. It doesn’t have to be a perfect plan, in fact, there is no such thing. But having some ideas ready will help reduce the uncertainty that seems to be swirling around event planning this year.
At the time of this writing, things are changing by the day or even by the hour. I know you want to do the very best thing for everyone around you and that you are consulting the guidelines set by the authorities to help keep everyone safe. I'm so proud of you for that!
WE ARE IN THIS TOGETHER.