Why we love rituals & why they matter

Life is not a thing to be managed, but a mystery to be lived. Recently my extended family got into a bit of a heated mess around a long-time Christmas giving tradition and how best –or even why— we should continue to honor it. It really crystallized for me how key these sacred touchstones are […]


My baby sister, now 30, was only 16 when my father died and 19 when my mother died. Being 14 years her senior, our relationship is a blend of sister/mother/mentor. But that’s changing. She is having a baby, and I’m over the moon! Yesterday I hosted a blessingway for her at my home. About 12 […]