Ceremony

Carol A. Hand

A ceremony to send a loving spirit home
Sharing food, tears, and laughter
The sacred smell of sage
Singers, the heartbeat of the drum
Reminders that we are all relatives
All members of one race – human
There is no word for goodbye in our language
We always say “I’ll see you later

Be good to the children – treat them well
May you all have safe travels home

 

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12 thoughts on “Ceremony”

  1. A celebration of Life, Life that goes on …
    The Finns say “näkemiin” – “see you later” or “until I see you again.” When speaking on the phone, it’s “kuulemiin” – “hear you later” or “until I hear from you again.”

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