Alison Leigh Lilly

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Tag Archives: ancestors

Can Clowns Save Our Souls?

It is only when we stop insisting that the clown be just one thing that he is free to become the multiplicity of being that he really is.

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October 28, 2016

Honoring the Past: Weaving Story from Memory

Pagans like to say, “What is remembered, lives.” Memory is re-membering, the act of giving life to the past through rituals of witness.

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October 20, 2016

A Winter Homecoming

“It’s funny how family can bring you back to yourself because they know you so well and for so long, they treat you as if you were always just the same…”

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January 5, 2016

Further Reflections on Death & Fire

Since Terry Pratchett died in March, a part of me has become really, really angry. Another part of me can’t stop praying…

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October 29, 2015

Brief Reflections on Getting Burnt

It’s not the idealists that bother me. I like idealists. The world desperately needs idealists…

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October 26, 2015