Spirit Babies

Altar for Spirit Babies at Sun Gallery 10/9-11/9/14

    I am pleased to announce that there will be an Altar for Spirit Babies at Sun Gallery in Hayward, CA as part of the “Sunsets: Community Altars at the Sun Gallery for Dia De Los Meurtes”October 9 – November 9 More details to follow but this is the general description:“As this is an […]

In honor of Blue

This poem was read at the Spirit Babies ceremony on February 14th, 2014. In honor of Blue by Marna Cathleen   We touch each other between the worlds Through the trees In my dreams Between the worlds She flows from my heart and her home, We dance Between the worlds Where it’s quiet, where only […]

Tips on organizing your own Spirit Babies Ceremony

The inspiration for our ceremony is the Mizuko Kuyo ceremonies in Japan.  Here are some links about them: http://mizuko.com.au/index.html http://www.nytimes.com/2002/04/21/magazine/mourning-my-miscarriage.html?src=pm So what will you need to do this? 1) A space for the ceremony. Perhaps ask a local UU or other liberal church. If that’s not available, look into community centers who will either sponsor […]

Our First Spirit Babies gathering

Our First Spirit Babies Solstice By Silverwing This article first appeared on paganfamilies.com  ON THE NIGHT of the Winter Solstice this year, between fifty and sixty people gathered in the chapel at the First Unitarian Universalist Church in San Francisco.  Women and their loved ones came to honor their ‘spirit babies’ – those who had been lost […]