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Courage - Daily Therapy for Artists

“And the old Greeks said:  live as though all your ancestors were living through you.”  Ted Hughes



Another section of my ancestry I plan to explore will be the Anglo-Saxons. My Anglo-Saxon ancestors inspired epic tales such as Beowulf. They also ruled England for six hundred years from the end of Roman rule in Britain in the 5th century to when William the Conqueror sacked the country in 1066. 115 more words

Tracing My Irish Ancestors

Kilkenny Castle

This is quite intriguing.  I found this picture of Kilkenny Castle in relation to my 14th and 15th Great Grandparents.  More to be discovered but in the meantime I feel quite justified in flying the Irish flag – and wearing green. 17 more words


Meeting #17 12/03/16

My aesthetic was inspired by my new favorite artist Princess Nokia in her new video Brujas that pays homage to the goddess Yemaya. I love Princess Nokia because she is the first artist I ever heard to express Taíno native culture which is indigenous Puerto Rico and other Caribbean islands. 783 more words

Project Reflections

Millennials on Spirit Quests Are Ruining Everything About Ayahuasca

This is the second of three dispatches from the 2016 World Ayahuasca Conference in Rio Branco, Brazil. The first one can be found here. 960 more words


Paula Cas reblogged this on Paths I Walk and commented:

When you loose connection to the rituals or your Ancestors, some people look outward to the flavor of the month instead of looking inward ...

Sacred Land Trinity 

Scottish Highlands

Snowdonia, Wales

Connemara, Ireland

I worked with a bereaved client at the beginning of my psychotherapy training called Margaret. She was 83 years old and what a force of nature she was. 283 more words

Earth-based Spirituality

Tree of Life

It felt strange to Construct this little bit of holiday decoration. I kept hearing a voice sarcastically say:

I hope my dying won’t ruin your Christmas.

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