Tag: healing


keening


My spiritual director, one of the three crones I mentioned earlier in a recent blog, told me about keening. I have never heard of this ancient Christian, Celtic practice.  She  explained that in the ancient Christian Celtic monasteries, some would have a room set aside for keening.  Women would go...

Friendship: Easter antidotes


Friends gathered around me recently and hosted me for dinner.  They made me a meal, poured me scotch - expensive scotch, even though they knew I could not taste it - and then, after dinner, they sat me down with evident excitement and read to me as the cool night...