What is the common denominator between New Orleans, Bali, Madagascar, Ghana and Mexico?
They have traditions and rituals that celebrate, honor and talk about the dead.
They believe the dead are still part of their communities, and the spirits of their loved ones are still with them.
These cultures see the sacredness of death, they continue to come together to honor their loved ones, they respect and celebrate the skills and interests of the dead and recall entertaining stories......all so that the deceased can continue to be part of their lives.
What traditions, rituals and/or celebrations are important to you and those whom have died. How do you honor them?