ANNOUNCEMENT: Newest Addition to the Parliament House Press Team!

It seems only yesterday that I had the pleasure of announcing that I had joined The Parliament House as a marketing intern. In addition to my duties as a Content Editor for the publishing house, I have been working diligently to effectively market those books as they are released into the wild. I have thoroughly…

Quaranthoughts for Quarantimes

Everywhere I look, which seems to include mostly screens these days, is emblazoned with things like UNPRECEDENTED TIMES and EXTRAORDINARY CIRCUMSTANCES and BEST NOVELS TO GET US THROUGH NOVEL CORONAVIRUS. Okay, this last one isn’t real, though many lists like this inexplicably have neglected to cash in on the novel bit. But I would be…

New Moon & A Confusing Personal Relationship with Ritual

Talking about ritual and symbols can be challenging for me. As a secular humanist, there are few established ritual practices (if any) with which I genuinely connect. Every spiritual practice comes with a significant energy expenditure toward justification. Even the term spiritual, which I personally dislike, is difficult to avoid if only because there is…

12 Days of Yule and a Happy New Year

Happy New Year! 2019 is finally here, and it absolutely is with a palpable sense of relief that I let the previous year dissipate as I turn to welcome the new. It promises to be difficult in its own right but relieved I am just the same. With the many, many challenges of 2017-2018 came…