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one, two, three...

Year 2009. “One life is all we have and we live it as we believe in living it. But to sacrifice what you are and to live without belief, that is a fate more terrible than dying.”  235 more words


Souls and Saints

Three holidays collided last Saturday in Macedonia; All Souls Day, St. Trifun’s Day and St Valentine’s Day. All three were celebrated in different ways by different groups of people. 595 more words

November 2, 2014: All Soul's Day

A Soul’s Legacy

Early in my marriage, when my husband was in law school, I decided to trace my family history. Stories about stout-hearted immigrant ancestors who scraped together the fare for passage, and willingly left their families and everything they knew for what they hoped was a better life used to break my heart. 483 more words

God's Plan

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