Holidays

Holidays and Holy Days. The days we celebrate with family and friends, or at least with ritual. Sacred days. How do we experience home at these special times?

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.
May Day, Arbor Day, and Every Day - "I think that I shall never see a poem as lovely as a tree"
Wendell Berry's poetry is more salient this year than ever. In the midst of everything, participate in Spring. Practice resurrection.
Epiphany is a lot more than a light in the sky or a sudden bright idea. That's just the beginning.
What are the things you did as a kid that you still do today for the holidays? For me, I still eat slush.
Celebrating the Winter Solstice with the story of Amaterasu Omikami, the Japanese sun goddess, because this story of light always helps me find my way…
Thoughts on the history, and the current state, of this holiday.
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