Tag Archives: Ancestors

Hail Keith “Cynan” Roberts! Rest Well, Old Friend.

Keith Roberts, better known to the extended SF Bay Area Pagan, Fandom, SCA, Poly, etc. communities as Cynan, died earlier today. I’m not up for writing a glowing obituary just yet. Cynan was a dear friend of mine, and I … Continue reading

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Election Prayer – VOTE!!

This is a modification of an Election Prayer I wrote 8 years ago to present in a pre-election interfaith service. I believe we need it again now: Elhaz – Manaz – Tiwaz – Jera Call we now the children of … Continue reading

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The Season of the Beloved Dead

This time of year is very important to me, as holiday after holiday explodes around my home lands, and my birthday approaches. Winternights, Samhain, Halloween, All Saints Day, Dia De Los Muertos… they’re not all the same, but there is … Continue reading

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On Closed Traditions

(Edited to Add Note: This is not an essay about the history of Christianity and Judaism. They are merely familiar examples of traditions which people recognise as generally open and closed, respectively. There is no way I could possibly summarize … Continue reading

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New Song! Seeking Odr

The other day while driving home, a new song for Freyja dropped into my head. When I got home, I holed up with my tablet to work out the verses, and a few hours later I had the whole thing … Continue reading

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For Orlando

Originally posted on Drinking From the Cup of Life:
Awake, you ancestors and mighty dead! Awake, throw open the doors to your halls! New souls come to join you Souls who died in lead and blood There are new ancestors…

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David Bowie is Dead

Originally posted on Drinking From the Cup of Life:
One more leaves the sunlit lands One more feasts in the hall of the ancestors David Bowie is dead I remember riding the bus with Ziggy I remember dancing with the…

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