Looking Past the Hocus Pocus

As the early evenings creep in, and the darker side of the year is joined by chilly weather, we begin

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Therapeutic Thursday: Resources for Educating & Advocating

Welcome to this week’s Therapeutic Thursday — and what a week for therapy it’s been. With social justice issues at

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Turning, Balancing, and Tilting: Celebrating the Autumnal Equinox

As I reread my spring equinox post (and last fall I completely skipped over the autumnal equinox most likely because

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Love & Dedication: “We Laugh, We Cry”

This wonderful weekend went quickly. We celebrated our son’s dedication to the Unitarian Universalist church we attend with all the

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Humans & Holidays: Reflections on the Summer Solstice

It’s come to our attention that many people are unfamiliar with spirituality around Earth-based traditions — even strongly opposed to them

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Messages from the Equinox

The equinox represents that swift moment of balance in a time of transition and preparation. Last fall, I found myself working frantically to

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Here Comes the Sun: Reflections on the Yuletide

It’s a comforting thought that in just a few more weeks, the darkest days of the year will be behind

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11 Secular Ideas for a Traditional Wedding

Many couples who are not religious or who are uninterested in a patriarchal marriage go to the courthouse, elope, or

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Happy Autumnal Equinox!

Autumnal Equinox — this is the time of the year when the hours of sunlight come to a balance before

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What to Prioritize When Planning a Traditional Family Wedding

Weddings, weddings, weddings, We’re living in that chapter of our lives where we frequently attend (and sometimes participate!) in friends’

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