You don’t have to be a celebrity to renew your wedding vows and you don’t have to go all the way to the Maldives either.
An elopement is the distillation of a wedding to its essence.
When you say my child’s name you are not reminding me that they died. You are reminding me that they lived, and that is the greatest gift.
Humanist funerals were happy, not sad. If humanism got things back to front, that was good because so did I.
We can perhaps imagine what it is to prepare for our own death. What we cannot begin to imagine is what it is like to watch someone we love dying, slowly and painfully, in front of our eyes.