photographer: Faris Munandar

Connecting to the Ancestors on May Day

May Day (May 1) is upon us. That means it’s a great time for connecting to the ancestors. How do we do that? Let’s take a look. Clean the Graves If you know who your dead people are and where they are, May Day is a great day to visit and clean the graves. Modern […]

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Hearty Stew to Rebuild Your Postpartum Body

It takes a lot of energy to make a baby! That can leave a new mom depleted. Caring for a newborn makes it even worse – especially if Mom’s breastfeeding. Since babies have to be fed every few hours, the months of no sleep can lead to postpartum depression. Soups and stews are nutrient dense […]

Creating a Relationship with the Dead

Fall is upon us. It’s time when the dead roam the earth more freely (because there is more darkness after the fall equinox). And on the upcoming three day period (Halloween, All Saints Day and All Souls Day), contact with the dead is easier. So this is when the dead come back to visit – […]