Honor Past, Build Future

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My ancestors worked on railroads, built houses, baked, cleaned, nursed in hospitals, and ranged from homeowners to hobos. They worked with their hands and their bodies, as well as with their minds. Coming from a working class family, many of my siblings … Continued

We Carry Them: Samhain 2012

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We carry them in our blood, in our hearts and our minds. Carpenters, scientists, singers of songs. Mystics, soldiers, skeptics. Homemakers, travelers, planters of trees. We carry them all. There is nothing in this life not touched by those who have … Continued

All Things Needful…

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This evening I will dance within a stone circle and scry into the fire. I will ask the dead my questions, and listen as night rises in the mountains, lit only by the fire, the stars, and the slender waxing … Continued