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Everyone's Got Troublesome Ancestors

This post is a little late in the making, but it’s something I definitely wanted to bring up after my earlier post on ancestor veneration 101… 3,902 more words


America, Canada, Ireland & Japan

These are places of origin for me so I plan I making a travel map for the purpose of seeking out some ancestors and relatives in each country. 65 more words

General Topic

Laughing from the grave

In the course of the ancestry research, I’ve been learning the history of the area and how people lived in the 1800s. Life was different. Aside from the obvious lack of electricity, running water and transportation, there was no Starbucks. 501 more words



Mellifluous grasses that house the strummers
with legs of music, regeneration, of leap; bug songstresses
and drumming elk – how came you here?
Were you grown from in the soil? 73 more words


Day Seventeen ~ The Bones

in whispering voices, the bones, they talk
through the rolling curving lines of the hills
they lead me gently, unconscious I walk

on moss-covered stones I rest my hand… 130 more words


Healing Generational Traumas, Indigenous, Tribal Ancestors!

It is time to heal all the wounds of the ancestors, some of us have indigenous, tribal roots or have family members who are connected to the family roots.  357 more words

Self Empowerment

A Search for Family in Limpias, Spain

An Introduction: My mother had once again guilted me into searching for our ancestors, or so I felt. Four weeks prior she’d told me Ramon Gonzalez Del Rivas was born in Santander, Cantabria northern Spain, so I went to the Catholic church dioceses as my first priority upon landing in Bilbao. 1,919 more words