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Julie and Victor get married in Mendocino

  “Call Julie regarding their wedding in Mendocino” the note said. My heart leaped with delight! Wow, what a lovely surprise.  What a sweet opportunity to perform a ceremony for two good friends – people Richard and I dearly love! I’m thrilled! For the next two weeks Julie and I had many telephone conversations between […]
The flowering

The true meaning and promise of marriage

After performing hundreds of weddings and being married myself for over a decade, I have some observations about this rite of passage. Some people unconsciously approach marriage as a vehicle to quell fear and loneliness, and meet their “needs”. There is nothing wrong with that necessarily. However, marriage may not accomplish this goal. What it […]

Kirtan in La Manzanilla

Casa Luz was pleased to present Hari Bol live in a New Year’s Kirtan. Musicians Raoul Diaz on  harmonium, and Jimmy Shiva on tabla/percussion delivered a very moving Kirtan to the community of La Manzanilla in celebration of the New Year. Nearly fifty of us gathered under the full moon to welcome new beginnings, change […]