Why rituals matter and how to embrace them

Life is not a thing to be managed, but a mystery to be lived. Last weekend I took time out from a very busy day to join friends for a labyrinth walk in nature. Labyrinth walking is an ancient meditative practice used by countless spiritual traditions and faiths for contemplation and healing. Often the act […]

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 […]