lovely words / Simone Gori@lovelywords.ch

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lovely words / Simone Gori

A M A T T E R O F T H E H E A R T
I believe that marriage is something wonderful. Two people vowing that they will love and respect each other for better or worse make my heart jump. But: what makes a marriage beautiful is the free will of the couple. There are many, mostly very young people, men and women, who are forced to marry. Often someone they don't even know. And this happens not only elsewhere, but also here in our pretty perfect paradise of Switzerland.
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Forced marriage is a human rights violation and is the exact opposite of what I love about weddings. I therefore donated this week 500 Swiss Francs to FACHSTELLE ZWANGSHEIRAT in Zurich. This organisation is consulting and accompanying people in Switzerland who are in danger of getting forcibly married and is raising public awareness. Check out www.zwangsheirat.ch if you want to help too.
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day 14 of the #fearlessandforward instagram challenge.
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lovely words / Simone Gori

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I am very, very lucky. I get to read wonderful, intimate, personal vows and loveletters all the time. And I am very grateful for it, because it inspires me and lets me think that the world we live in is (or can be) a beautiful one.β €β €β €β €β €β €β €β €β €
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Day 13 of the #fearlessandforward instagram challenge.β €β €β €β €β €β €β €β €β €
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lovely words / Simone Gori

A G O A L F O R N E X T Y E A R
I want to get better and better at what I do, a little bit every day. I want to learn new things, see new places, get to know more wonderful couples. I want my lovely words to be a little part of their unique lovestory. Seems like I am addicted to weddings. I won't change that.
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pic by the lovely @s_ardizzone , gorgeous Selina on her wedding day ❀️
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day 11of the #fearlessandforward challenge.
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lovely words / Simone Gori

A P E R S O N A L S T O R Y
I'm not surprised by so called "coincidences" anymore. Since I started working as a wedding celebrant in 2015, countless funny and sometimes freaky things happened.β €β €β €β €β €β €β €β €β €
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Last year, I officiated a wonderful ceremony on the shores of lake constance, on July 14th 2017. By chance I was booked at exactly the same place again this year, also on July 14th! If this wasn't funny enough, when I arrived at the hotel I ran into last year's couple celebrating their first wedding anniversary.β €β €β €β €β €β €β €β €β €
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Want another one? Last week I went for a drink and was introduced to a friend's work collegue. She told me about her cousin who got married in a castle in France this summer. She was very surprised when I correctly guessed her cousin's and her husband's names: I had met them earlier and had in fact helped their wedding celebrant preparing the ceremony. It's a small world!β €β €β €β €β €β €β €β €β €
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Day 9 ot the #fearlessandforward instagram challengeβ €β €β €β €β €β €β €β €β €
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lovely words / Simone Gori

A R A N D O M F A C T A B O U T M E
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I'm the 3th generation of scuba divers in my family. And I still regularly go back to that place in Italy where I got certified almost 23 years ago. For me, there's nothing as relaxing, exciting, soothing and adventurous at the same time as diving.
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lovely words / Simone Gori

W H A T I A M P R O U D O F
I took the plunge this year and quit my job to do more of what makes me happy: celebrating love, connect people, write beautiful lovestories. And I'm happy that my couples support this path: I'm getting close to be fully booked for 2019!
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Day 7 of the #fearlessandforward instagram challenge.
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lovely words / Simone Gori

W H A T I W A N T O T H E R S T O S A Y A B O U T M E
Well, everyone wants others to say good things about them, don't they? I certainly do, that's why I love to get all those wonderful thank you notes from my couples, filled with compliments and best wishes (Do you want to read them too? Hop over on my website! Link in bio). But I also know that it's impossible to be liked all the time and by everyone. And I'm perfectly fine with that.
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Day 6 of the #fearlessandforward instagram challenge.
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lovely words / Simone Gori

O N E O F M Y R O L E M O D E L S
Well, sort of. I realized I don't really have a role model. I draw my inspiration from all kinds of people around me. I admire my mom for being a great networker. My sister for being caring and thoughtful. My dad for always having a strong opinion. My husband for being even more organized than I am. I look up to several friends for climbing the corporate ladder – and to others for not doing it.
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I am inspired by people who make their dreams come true and follow their heart, like πŸ“· @michelphotography_ch who took this stunning picture (and many others) of the Matterhorn, one of my favorite places by the way. Go check her out!
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I m inspired by people who lift others up, and I try every day to be one of them.
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Day 5 of the #fearlessandforward instagram challenge.
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lovely words / Simone Gori

S O M E O N E C A L L E D M E...
... and I didn't pick up. This happens all the time, because my phone is on silent mode since 1999. If I actually see someone calling, chances are pretty high I'm juggling a chocolate covered three year old, a pack of baby wipes, my notepad, my car keys and a weeks worth of groceries and have no possibility of reaching that "accept call" button. But chances are also pretty high I text you back immediately or send a voice memo, because I really am quicker that way. I'm pretty bad at answering calls, I confess. But I'm pretty great at writing, texting or mailing you back, I promise.
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Day 4 of the #fearlessandforward instagram challenge.
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lovely words / Simone Gori

I S E E T H E L I G H T
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This is the title of my life right now. It's almost the end of the year, and oh, it was a challenging one. Early this year I decided to take the plunge into beeing self employed and quit my safe workplace. A bit later my dad had a lifechanging surgery, and even if I knew the way to recovery would be long, it hit us as a family hard when unforeseen complications made it even longer. Then we learned that the house we are planning needs a major downsizing and our timetable would be set back even more. Later we moved my grandmother and her partner into a new home – not an easy step for two people in their mid-eighties. And then my husband was away for work for almost one month and only came home for a few hours on weekends.
This is not a complaining post. Also lot of very good things happened this year: Me quitting my job was one of the best decisions I ever took. My dad may still be on the way to recovery, but he is home and getting better slowly. I was surprised when I realized that downsizing our house made me feel relieved in a way. I started decluttering our current home and feel lighter every day. Moving my grandmother was exhausting, but she lives even closer to my family now. I didn't see my husband a lot in November, but this allowed me to spend a lot of time with my son and I appreciated our short stay in a wellness hotel when he came back even more.
I longed for December to come. I longed to have time to do some thinking, to relax, to digest these last 12 months and to look forward to 2019. I don't know how it will treat us, but I'm sure it will be alright. I see the light.
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