Remembering the never born: claiming a sibling as an Ancestor

I claim my never-born sibling as an Ancestor, because hir death fundamentally shaped my life. And so, this Samhain, I will be inviting my spirit child sibling to come and share the evening with me, as a member of my family of Mighty Dead, Beloved Dead and Ancestors. [Read more…]

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The Crossroads of Memory

Walking the paths of memory might get us closer to understanding eternity… [Read more…]

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When the heather blooms: the end of summer

I do my best to appreciate the land as it is, today, through all of the seasons. Sometimes I sing about it; sing to it. It helps move the energy of the season through me; it helps me to settle into how things are, not how I would wish them to be. [Read more…]

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Where They May Be Found: The Dead

The Dead are never far away. Sixth in the series, “Where They May Be Found.” [Read more…]

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Missing The Forest

Sometimes Forests need trees to hide them. [Read more…]

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Finding Identity In The Directions

There is a place where there are No Directions, and yet from that place spring All Directions. [Read more…]

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Sitting On This Speck Of Dust In The Cosmos

I didn’t post on A Sense of Place yesterday. I wanted to, I really did, but there was nothing at all I could say that wasn’t just a rehash of my personal struggle with belonging. This isn’t the blogging that I used to do. I used to write about connection and learning from the voices [Read More…]

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