Category: ancestors

My morning with flowers

Music In The Plants As I kneel by a hedgerow wild, windswept and bountiful with buckthorn, nettles and hips I hear a song rising from within me Voice begins to fly out in tunes old and soulful that repeat in perfect harmony What a… Continue Reading “My morning with flowers”

Primordial land

Primordial land is the monument to eternity. Jagged, raw, windswept into position of timelessness. Wild grasses and flowers scatter across the cliff tops and the land and sea are like the oldest companions of all elemental beauty. It doesn’t just tag at your heart… Continue Reading “Primordial land”

Rising

I can see women rising from under the earth stretching their arms towards the sky. Those are not the Faye women or some mystical vision of goddesses unknown. Those women are the ones buried long before; those, whose voices were stolen and whose lives… Continue Reading “Rising”

Beltane through Scottish traditions

I wrote a post on the story behind Beltane yesterday, which posed some questions for consideration. It is no secret that for me Beltane has always been triggering and confusing time and the idea of the celebrations never rang true. Over the last week… Continue Reading “Beltane through Scottish traditions”

Collective praying

As my father was fighting for his life collective praying began in various corners of the world in ways each individual knew how, unique to them, in churches, at home, with kids, on the forest floor, at the kitchen table, in the mountains, by… Continue Reading “Collective praying”