Ancestor Remembrance Project: Part Three

Today is the last post in my collaboration with Peg from Patheos Pagan channel. It's been a pleasure exploring this subject with her!Here are the questions for this week...What are some of the rituals by which your religion honors ancestors? There are last rites and purification rituals when someone dies, but I'm more interested in the rituals that some do for long dead relatives and ancestors.Some Hindus believe that a year of life on earth is equal to one day for those who are … [Read more...]

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Honoring Lost Loved Ones During Your Wedding

Many of you know that I lost my best friend to a car accident three years ago. I'm still in a bit of shock over it. One of the things that we did together was talk about weddings. We both loved them. We watched TLC's A Wedding Story in our dorm common room every chance we got. She had an opinion on every dress. We promised each other that we would be bridesmaids at each other's weddings.That was a promise that I was able to fulfill when she got married a few years after we graduated. I took … [Read more...]

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