The Writer's Workshop
Last updated 7/1/2021 at 8:45am
I grew up with strong rituals, a set hour for bedtime and arising the next morning, three meals served much the same time each day, every day, home by 6:00 each evening.
A day for laundry.
A day for ironing, etc. Dependable, scheduled, ritualized.
Raised in a Catholic Church and attending a parochial school further entrenched age old rituals that were engrained down through generations, becoming an integral part of one’s being.
We are a ritualized society, ruled by the seasons, accomplishing tasks in a time of accepted norms which, we, for the most part, take for granted. We appropriat...