Thoughts on Samhain: When Your Roots Become Your Branches

This is a post from October 2011 which I wanted to share again. I enjoy living in a small rural town. Each fall I look out my kitchen window on a back yard filled with walnut trees and corn. This year the reformed Amish family didn’t plant sweet corn so my husband and I planted [Read More…]

The Pagan Community Isn't Ready to Aid Members In Health Care Facilities

There are around a million Pagans in the US and only a handful of Pagans who have experience or training for counseling in hospitals or hospice. As a person with chronic health issues, I’ve been to the emergency room many times. I’m grateful that only once I had to be admitted overnight and that turned [Read More…]

Are you prepared for a medical emergency?

Image: Red emergency bag labeled with a white equilateral cross. It was almost midnight and my sister was holding my hair and shoulders to keep me from falling off the bed as I vomited again and again. My husband tried to calm me. We had tested my blood sugar and it was normal unlike just [Read More…]