Keeping our Ancestors in their rightful place!

The nights are drawing in, the owls are hooting, the moon is waxing, Samhain is nearly here. With all this in the air it is timely that a recent healing client left a treatment with some 'homework' which involved making an altar to honour her ancestors. The Andean Shaman say that when we die, our bodies return to Mother Earth, our wisdom returns to the mountains, and our essence returns to the stars. As the veils between the worlds allegedly thin, all around the world there are celebrations in honour of ancestors. The Mexican day of the Dead is perhaps the most famous. Here in Stroud Dawn Morgan is doing a Halloween Retreat.... What lies behind all these celebrations and rituals? From a Sham