I read through an interesting article on the Harvard Business Review blog. The author (Peter Bregman) was nervous about the ceremony and the pressure of everyone watching them. He is Jewish and his wife is Episcopalian. The ceremony was looking to be complicated. He then shared some advice he received on the day before his wedding ceremony that has stuck with him:
Try to remember this: It’s not a performance; it’s an experience.
It’s a great reminder for us in whatever we do each week. It’s easy to kick into performance mode but with that comes the weight of expectations. Without that pressure you are able to enjoy the experience of each moment and the adventure that comes from that.