ancestors Archive

Celebrating Samhain with the Dumb Supper

By Susan Starr
At Samhain we invite our ancestors to the harvest table, cook their favourite dishes

Samhain, by Diana Rajchel

By Syndee Barwick
There is something for everyone in the pages of Samhain: Rituals, Recipes & Lore

Module 8: Favours

By Gesigewigu's
Make sure the favours you ask for are something they’d help with before making

Exercise 8: Asking

By Gesigewigu's
There are two camps on asking for help, one advocates for the simple method,

Exercise 7: Hosting a Dumb Feast

By Gesigewigu's
Whether you use a formal temple space, or your normal dining room for your

Module 7: Conversations with Dead People

By Gesigewigu's
Along with offerings, most cultures also have feasts and festivals for the dead in

Exercise 6: Healing Work

By Gesigewigu's
The easiest way to work on healing a broken relationship is to simply begin

Module 6: Healing the Dead

By Gesigewigu's
Admit it, you love your family, but maybe not everyone. You now have the

Module 5: Deepen Connections

By Gesigewigu's
Even after all that work the relatives also might not be strong enough to

Exercise 4: Establish Contact

By Gesigewigu's
Some family members seem to hang around after death and make their presence known,

Module 4: Bring Out Your Dead

By Gesigewigu's
How active and accessible your ancestors are depends on a wide variety of factors.

Exercise 2: Gather the Goods

By Gesigewigu's
Gather the materials you can, and even set up your ancestor altar, soon we’ll