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Stop Hate

A month ago, as winter was descending, two of our favorite holidays in one week.

Now, with winter full on I find myself amidst all the other holidays. 15 more words


The Drunken Horse Race of Todos Santos

Todos Santos Cuchumatan is a small town (or a large village, depending on your point of view) nestled high up in the Cuchumatanes mountain range of western Guatemala, near the Mexican border. 2,395 more words


All Souls Day, Sparks

Wisdom 3:1-9
Psalm 123
Rom. 6:3-9
John 6:37-40

As a young girl, one of my favorite pastimes was watching a bonfire.  I found the flames mesmerizing and delighted to see sparks gain their freedom and float off in the air.   487 more words

Leaning into Mystery - November 2nd

All Souls’ Day, Charleston, SC

It is said that some places have thin air. In these places, the veil between this world and the next seems thinner, more charged with mystery and the sacred, a liminal space. 1,374 more words

Dawn Deconstructs

The sun rises on All Souls Day.
All is quiet against the edges
of its roseate significance.
Eyes pilot dawn
to pull up the drawn shades… 254 more words

The Birmingham Oratory


Life is good here — in fact, this is blossoming into a beautiful time in my life. I have a daily routine which is both enjoyable and productive. 943 more words


This past November First, Ligaya and I were lucky enough to be back home from the States, and in Manila, to join millions of Filipinos in the annual “The Day of the Dead” celebration.   541 more words