Prayers for Thanksgiving

American Thanksgiving is a complicated holiday for me, and many others, as a Native American. Some Native families celebrate it while others do not. It is an annual reminder of the painful past between indigenous people and the Europeans who later came to inhabit their lands. My family has always celebrated Thanksgiving, but I wasContinue reading “Prayers for Thanksgiving”

Office of the Dead

Hallowtide is upon us, and I, for one, am practically vibrating with excitement. What is Hallowtide, you ask? It’s the ancient Christian custom of praying for the dead and celebrating the countless (named and unnamed) saints in Heaven over the course of three days: All Hallows Eve (aka Halloween), All Saints Day, and All SoulsContinue reading “Office of the Dead”