Category: Holidays

Rethinking Mother’s Day

You think Mother’s Day is just a celebration of women who birthed babies or raised kids? Think again. The origins of this special day may surprise you.

For the Love of Trees

May Day, Arbor Day, and Every Day – “I think that I shall never see a poem as lovely as a tree”

Love Your Mother

This year and moving forward, what are you doing to show our Mother that you love her?

The Easter Message Today

Wendell Berry’s poetry is more salient this year than ever. In the midst of everything, participate in Spring. Practice resurrection.

Epiphany

Epiphany is more than a light in the sky or a sudden bright idea. That’s just the beginning.

When A Gift Brings Us Home

The best gifts are those that transcend a holiday. These are the ones that make us feel seen, heard, known, and celebrated.

Here Comes the Sun

Celebrating the Winter Solstice because light helps us find the way home.

O Holy Night

Wherever you are on this side of the equator, it’s dark. May you put aside your distractions and settle into the night. Darkness is a gift.

Cookies, Chaos, and Home – by Claudia Aulum

Holiday traditions are not just comforting rituals. Sometimes, they serve as lifelines in uncertain times.

December

Even with glittering lights, decorations, and cookies, this month can be tough for many of us.

Thanksgiving

Some thoughts about the history and current state of this holiday. What are YOU giving thanks for this year?

Before We Celebrate Another Holiday

“This country has not seen and probably will never know the true level of sacrifice of our veterans. As a civilian I owe an unpayable debt to all our military.” – Thomas M Smith

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