A Shoutout to My Pagan Friends on this Dark Solstice

A number of years ago, in the midst of deep struggle, I found myself having to reimagine the holidays. The standard Thanksgiving/Christmas/New Year’s movement was filled with painful memories and consequently a sense of trauma. The American Christian Christmas had become unrecognizable from the Christ’s Mass the word once meant, and the focus upon the … More A Shoutout to My Pagan Friends on this Dark Solstice

New Year’s Eve: The Compression of Our Transitions

Is that we want to forget as quickly as possible? Or is it that we hope to avoid apologies, and the uncomfortable dynamics of meaningful reconciliation? Maybe burning bridges, or ignoring the lessons of history are acceptable options in a world where we are always moving forward and leaving the past behind as thought it were a … More New Year’s Eve: The Compression of Our Transitions