Monthly Archives: December 2011

DECEMBER PIPE: THE NORTH AND SOUTH OF IT ALL

Christmas Eve here in Tampa was warm, clear-skied, and starlit. I took my pipe outside onto the back lawn, and laid out all the many things that go into a medicine pipe ceremony: sage wand, lighters, bowls for the smudge … Continue reading

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MEDICINE PIPE CEREMONY–DECEMBER

Our next Medicine Pipe Ceremony for Prayer will take place on a most special day–Christmas Eve. In my family tradition, Christmas Day was pretty anti-climactic. All the real magic of angels and elves and stars, trees, and gifts and wise-men … Continue reading

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NOVEMBER PIPE CEREMONY—BELATED, BUT BETTER LATE THAN NEVER!

So, this is where November and December went, and why I’ve not been posting as often as I like to: Hiccups ┬áhave befallen our family yet again. I finally broke down and got a new computer. Just two days after … Continue reading

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WORKING WITH HELPING SPIRITS

I’m a believer in helping spirits—beings and energies that work with us to help us along the way. For some people, these spirits show up in dreams, in unbidden visions or quiet voices of advice and guidance. For myself, I … Continue reading

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