Rites of Passage

Sole Walker on Meandering Path in Fall

Rites of passage give recognition to the human experience. There are different kinds of rites practiced throughout many different cultures, all over the world. There are rites for fertility, birthing, and initiation as well as moon rites, sun rites, death rites, clan and tribal rites. Rites of passage address sensitive times in the maturation of […]

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Gratitude

red poppy brooch

Around this time of year Remembrance Day comes and as a daughter of a military family and of parents who survived the Second World War (as many of their friends did not) November 11 was always observed with a bittersweet combination of pride and sadness. The parades, the minute of silence always gave rise to […]

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