Yesterday was Mother’s Day. It’s good to celebrate Mothers. Mothers do a lot that is often unpleasant, unrecognized, and unrewarded. And yet… Mother’s Day is woefully narrow-minded. There are many mothers that don’t fit the “mold.” There are foster mothers, step-mothers, males who mother, mentors, friends, sisters. And then there are the not-mothers. The single…… Continue reading To Not-Mothers and Not-Standard Mothers
We are besieged with bickering, name calling, fake news, shoddy services, abuse, and mass shootings. What has happened to us? We’ve lost our core values.
It’s the end of December but not the end of the holidays, feasts, and celebrations. December 24 Christmas Eve The evening or the entire day before Christmas is a time of many traditions and celebrations. Many attend a special midnight service commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ. Some fast this day and feast after the…… Continue reading 17 Celebrations during the final week of December
The third week of celebrations in December include e more than the Christmas celebrations many of us are familiar with. Learn more in this blog post.
Continuing my exploration of the holidays and celebrations in December let’s look at 5 December celebrations held during the second week of the month. December 10th Human Rights Day: In 1950 the United Nations General Assembly passed a resolution inviting all states and interested organizations to observe Human Rights Day on December 10th each year.…… Continue reading 5 December Celebrations