Winter solstice

Most of the religious holidays on the calendar mean little to me. We celebrate the Christian holidays primarily as tradition and to spend time with each other as a family, but none of us are actually Christian. My spiritual inclinations tend more towards paganism; Easter isn’t meaningful to me because of the resurrection of Christ, … Continue reading Winter solstice

Trying to feel Christmas

We have our Christmas tree up. Neighborhood houses are lit with holiday lights. I’m drinking coffee out of a cup decorated with holly leaves. I’m not feeling Christmas yet, though. Maybe it’s because our son isn’t home yet from college. Or maybe I need to listen to Christmas music to get in the spirit. Or … Continue reading Trying to feel Christmas