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the blue door

On this day last year, I was standing on the corner of Kirk Street and the alley walk to Cromarty Firth when I felt again the undefinable but undeniable presence of mystical things working in my life. 24 more words


Indiana & Ancestry.com digitizing 13 million records.

Great news! The State of Indiana in partnership with Ancestry.com is going to digitize and post online 13 million birth, death and marriage records for access by Hoosiers.   19 more words

Poem: Movement Mothers

Here’s one of the pieces I’ll be sharing at the Oregon State Penitentiary when I go to read there tomorrow.

Movement Mothers
Not so long ago they lit us on fire for who we loved, visibility and invisibility doing damage differently: hateful looks end with murdered teens tied to fence-posts, sweet bois and grrls beaten, children taken from us too soon, the bully’s hand manifest in the making of nooses, the loading of guns. 80 more words


Why do Ancestor Work?

Yesterday, my friend Erick DuPree posted a very thoughtful piece on embracing the secular Halloween and avoiding the ancestor reverence that is so important to many pagans and witches this time of year.  830 more words


Day of the Dead

We’re approaching that holiday best known in mainstream America for cosplay and sugar binges. For a deeper look into this sacred time of year, consider this: 554 more words


LUV 2 LRN Worksheets


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This Sabbot Packet (an 8 page PDF file) contains; a cover sheet/coloring page, an aspects page, a word search (and answer key), and 4 pages of fill-in the box worksheets.

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Ancestor Bones

A wayward bough whipped round

To swat it from the ground

And land around the roots of trees

Amongst the leaves and sodden earth

To meet our stones, ancestral bones… 42 more words