The Spirit of the Season

Midwinter celebrations have been a part of human life for thousands of years, well back into pre-history. The ability to hold multiple meanings for our seasonal celebrations is not a finite thing where my celebration takes away from another. Our ability to find spiritually meaningful ways to mark the winter holidays is infinite. [Read more…]

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We Are All Travellers Along Life’s Tricksy Ways

We need to remember that we are all walking paths of wonder and beauty and occasional terror… and sometimes the best thing we can do is hold hands across the wild verges that seem to separate those little roadways, one from the other. In these times of deep velvet skies and endless wonder, it may be best to peer into the Mystery together. [Read more…]

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A Multicultural Maelstrom: A.K.A. – Christmas at the Folmers’

How do a Heathen, a Jew, a New Age Hindu, a Mormon, a Pagan, and a young Agnostic celebrate Christmas? Oddly, it’s easier than you’d think. [Read more…]

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The War on Christmas

Between now and December 25th, there are going to be a million tiny interfaith interactions when holiday greetings are exchanged. For my part, I like any greeting of good cheer and may one day get the nerve up to start wishing more people “Happy Solstice.” [Read more…]

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Winter Holidays, Interfaith Memories

My childhood memories from the winter holidays are a mix of Chanukah and Christmas. Join me as I walk down memory lane for a moment and let me know in the comments what your favorite memories are from the Winter holidays! [Read more…]

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