Webs of Woven Words, Threads, Stitches and Enchantments

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Hallows Everyday - 11

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Ancestor Prayer

When you were born,
The earth became your  body,
The stone became your bones,
The sea became your blood,
The sun became your eye,
The moon became your mind,
The wind became your breath.

When you passed to the Otherworld,
Your breath became the wind,
Your mind became the moon,
Your eye became the sun,
Your blood became the sea,
Your bone became the stone,
Your body became the earth.

When we were born, you did the same for us:
You called forth the earth and rocks;
The sea arose and the sun descended;
The moon shone down and the winds sang.
For those who come after, 
we shall do as you did for us.
When we are gone, 
we shall do as you did before.

Ancestors, we honor you.

Rev. Michael J. Dangler

Blessings dark and deep!

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