"You have got to own your days and name them, each one of them, every one of them, or else the years go right by and none of them belong to you," wrote Herb Gardner in his play A Thousand Clowns. Join us as we meditate upon the meaning of our days and "name" them through rituals, readings, spiritual practices, and special activities. Days marked as (PDP) are part of The Practicing Democracy Project.
Diwali - A Celebration of Our Inner Light The Hindu holiday as a celebration of our inner light and a time to cultivate spiritual wealth. Compassion
Birthday of Dorothy Day (PDP) An opportunity to firm up our commitments to service of others, peace, and justice. Justice
Birthday of Claude Monet Observe the birthday of the French Impressionist painter Claude Monet with your own experience of da… Beauty
Anniversary of Seeds of Peace UNESCO prize Celebrating a group that encourages friendships among youth as they learn the art of peacemaking. Peace
Birthday of Isaac Bashevis Singer Celebrating this Nobel Prize for Literature winner by dipping into his short stories on the mystery … Imagination
Thanksgiving A teaching story and other resources for exploring the spiritual practice of gratitude. Gratitude
Honoring Sojourner Truth (PDP) Celebrating the life of one of the greatest abolitionists and suffragists of all times. Justice