About Me

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I have been happily married for 30 years, which contributes to my being an enthusiastic wedding officiant! We have a son, Kai, who is 17 years old. Other members of our family include Checkers the sweet dog and Anahat the feisty cat. We are fortunate to live in a peaceful place just outside of Grass Valley that has us close to nature and that feeds our souls.

I initially became a minister through my 15 years with the Ananda Church of Self-Realization. Now I am independent and nondenominational, honoring all beliefs, genders, and perspectives. I sometimes perform Sunday services at local churches, and my husband and I occasionally lead music at Unity in the Gold Country.

I teach yoga, and co-facilitate A Course of Love at Unity Church. I am an independent certified trainer for Parenting the Love and Logic Way® and Supporting Youth with Special Needs™. Lastly, I co-run a podcast series called Aging Gracefully.

In other words, I do what I love and I love what I do. Among these, getting to know a couple and sharing the intimate, sacred initiation of marriage hold a very special place in my heart.