24 10, 2021

Making Your Own Ofrenda: Remembering Loved Ones at Home

By | 2021-10-24T08:49:03-07:00 October 24th, 2021|Ceremonies, General, Grief & Healing|0 Comments

There are so many beautiful, international traditions that can enrich and illuminate our holidays. Día de los Muertos comes on November 1st every year following Halloween. If you watched the Disney movie, Coco, you saw the beauty of the family’s ofrenda – their altar filled with photos of their [...]

9 09, 2021

Pausing to Remember 9/11 || 20 Years Later

By | 2021-09-09T21:02:46-07:00 September 9th, 2021|Ceremonies, General|0 Comments

  In the 20 years since 9/11 became a part of all our lives. We have enfolded it into our history, studied and honored it. Many of us have made a pilgrimage to the site of the twin towers and been overwhelmed by the space and the silence. I [...]

21 08, 2015

A List You Need to Have | Planning Ahead for What You Want

By | 2015-08-21T10:31:15-07:00 August 21st, 2015|Ceremonies, Inspiration, Planning Ahead|2 Comments

Ok, have I got a list for you! As you know and perhaps have seen first hand, most families have to make decisions about ceremonies with only days to plan. A lot of special conversations are avoided because people are uncomfortable/afraid/upset/fill-in-the-blank with the idea of talking about what they [...]