May you and your blog be blessed and light fill your life. Hugs, Barbara
At Smitty’s in Camrose.
My First Nations and Metis friends often tell me how bereft of ceremony white culture is. Having been honoured over the past decade to be a part of indigenous ceremonies to varying degrees, I would have to agree. We gloss over coming-of-ages, the starting of new homes, or the journeys we take in our pursuits of God.
However, even within Euro-Christian culture there are traditions and celebrations that connect us to the Holy and to one another. I see these more visible expressions in the liturgical church I’ve become a part in the last four years or so; less so in evangelical traditions (but they’re there).
Not being one for high degrees of visibility in ceremony or celebration, it’s a truth that has taken some getting used to for me. But the more I encounter these holy spaces — these stepping stones of our lives — the more…
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