‘Eat, Pray, Love’ Author Holds a ‘Ceremony of Love’ with Partner

Eat, Pray, Love author Elizabeth Gilbert revealed to her fans that she and her partner Rayya Elias held a “spontaneous ceremony of love…” with her partner. The gathering consisted of “a small handful of friends and family.” The 47-year-old author who wrote the blockbuster story of her transformation from traveling the globe (inspiring millions in the process), left her ten-year marriage to her husband to be in a relationship with her best friend.

“Over the last year, Rayya Elias and I have been through some really difficult days together — but not today. Today was precious and perfect. A simple and spontaneous ceremony of love, surrounded by a small handful of friends and family.”

From best friends to lovers, the two have been through a lot together. Gilbert wrote that there are “more difficult days to come.” Elias is currently fighting pancreatic and liver cancer head on.  “It doesn’t get easier from here. Her illness is grave,” Gilbert wrote. “We will walk together as far as we can go together. After that, it all gets turned over to God. Create beauty with every day you are given.”

Gilbert has been famously open about her split from her husband and her new chapter in her life, and we hope the two can live a long happy and healthy life together.

Dear Ones: Over the last year, Rayya Elias and I have been through some really difficult days together — but not today. Today was precious and perfect. A simple and spontaneous ceremony of love, surrounded by a small handful of friends and family. Our ceremony was nothing legally binding (no need to alert the authorities, folks!)…just a quiet and private celebration of what we have long known to be true: We belong to each other. More difficult days are to come. It doesn’t get easier from here. Her illness is grave. But our love is strong. We will walk together as far as we can go together. After that, it all gets turned over to God. Create beauty with every day you are given, Onward, LG (And thank you, @bindleandkeep, for putting a rush on @rayyaelias’s suit, and for hand-delivering it yesterday. She looked beautiful. Thank you for the grace, the care, and the compassion. You are good people.)

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