Those In Between Spaces

Those In Between Spaces

I find these days between Christmas and New Years to be somewhat of a liminal space for me.  The weeks of baking, decorating, buying and wrapping gifts have culminated in our celebration of the birth of the Word Made Flesh, the coming of Christ among us.  While the...
A Reflection on the Incarnation

A Reflection on the Incarnation

We have managed to celebrate this month of December even though our “to do” lists are much longer than usual.  Even if we are hardened against the hustle and bustle of getting ready for the Christmas celebration, we are still affected in some way.  The question I have...

This is Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is one of my favorite holidays.  It often gets overlooked.  I can bump into Christmas at stores while I am still wearing my summer clothes and looking for school supplies for my son.  While shopping, I have found a couple of Thanksgiving items smashed...
Connecting with the Kindness Around You

Connecting with the Kindness Around You

Acknowledge the gifts, attention, glow of care, kindness, warmth Looking at you, smiling, radiating care Childhood Parents Siblings Aunts and Uncles Grandparents Family friends People who have been kind to you Someone working in a shop where you went as a child...
Rituals

Rituals

Rituals are an important part of our lives.  We think of them mostly in terms of religious ceremonies, but they are more than that.  Rituals are the traditions and customs that are woven into our lives at important times and events, like holidays and birthdays. ...