Wedding Rites: Intentions Vs. Expectations

Weddings are one the few sacred rites that are a cultural norm in modern western society. But its also a huge industry that is driven by the high expectations of a “perfect wedding day.” What can we learn about sacred rituals and their effectiveness by examining the ineffectiveness of the Modern American Wedding ceremony?

Memento Mori

Death is really on my mind lately. Sunday evening, my fiancé took me to a cemetery in his old neighborhood so he could pray for an important housing decision to turn in his favor.  Like many people, he feels more comfortable praying among the dead than at a church. It was a gorgeous, peaceful evening…