Paganism and Christianity are tied together by history and tradition, which doesn't have to be a source of conflict.
Today, I'm sharing holiday videos from women's colleges as they celebrate the holidays, offering season's greetings, holiday wishes, and Christmas cheer!
This speaks for itself, and we couldn't agree more. by Dave Lieberman YES! If you agree, check out "Happy Holidays vs. Merry
Surely we shouldn't be cutting down a tree? As a child, these pangs of guilt were short lived and immediately washed away by the warmth and glitter of decorating day. As an adult, though, the environmental impact of my choices is important to me.
Who goes where when is a perennial issue for many divorced families. Maybe that was settled long ago in the divorce decree but the kids still need to be told what to expect this year. If there are any feelings of resentment about the schedule, wise parents keep it to themselves.
Faith is a difficult proposition for many of us. Faith requires a letting go, a surrender of will. Few among us leap at the idea. Having faith, doing faith in a religious context, is not something I'm very practiced at these days. But come February, faith is the call of the land.
Plan to celebrate winter with a flourish by attending one of these seven mid-winter carnivals. Ice carvings, snow sculptures and polar bear swims are some traditional winter pastimes that will warm your spirit in spite of the single digit temps.
Yalda celebrates rebirth in the midst of winter's death, the victory of light over darkness, a victory on the very day in the calendar when at last light will once again begin a steady gain on darkness.
I see angels every day, but during the holiday season I see many more angels than at other times of the year -- millions of angels come to join us for the celebrations that happen across many religions and traditions at this time.
Fashionistas put their names on long lists for the latest "it" handbag of the season. Travelistas search for the "go-to" destinations, ones that hopefully will run the course of more than just a season.