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Jewish Burial Traditions

An excerpt from the book, Spirits of the Bayou: Sanctuaries, Cemeteries and Hauntings

Walking through the stones reading the epitaphs, you become one with the hallowed ground. 1,117 more words

Louisiana Cemeteries Trail

Day Sixteen: Cleanliness & Godliness

Today I wanted to talk about the nuts and bolts of Tahara, ritual cleanliness. I also wanted to remind us all that good grooming and keeping our homes clean is an important part of our religion. 208 more words

Ramadan

End of life rituals: A final gift of love

Waiting for someone to die is like waiting for a new baby to be born. And I’m waiting. . . waiting for my mom to pass. 1,039 more words

Aging