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Kwanza

Another December holiday celebrated with the lighting of candles and reflection over many days is Kwanzaa. Kwanzaa is a 7-day pan-African holiday that celebrates family, community, and culture with these 7 principles: Umoja (Unity)| Kujichagulia (Self-Determination)| Ujima (Collective Work and Responsibility)| Ujamaa (Cooperative Economics)| Nia (Purpose)| Kuumba (Creativity)| Imani (Faith).   Today is the 1st day of Kwanzaa, […]

Some Holiday Favorites

As the Festival of Lights holidays: Solstice, Hanukah and Christmas, begin, it is often helpful to take a few minutes away from the busyness of shopping, baking, and event planning to pause. In our home, reading is an excellent way for us to do this. As I unpacked our box of holiday books, so many […]