Today was the Three Worlds Healing Ceremony dedicated to Akasanawa, followed by a Dingo Clan sweat lodge.
As I drove there, I 'tuned in'. I noticed the horizon, the warm colours, and the feeling of his hat framing the horizon. I could see the hawk, his totem, and see the sun sitting above the horizon, setting, but still with a way to go.
Arriving at the site, I made the effigy for the ceremony. I has drawn to bringing and including Rosemary in the effigy. I included some gum leaves, fruit and new fresh growth leaves. I picked up a piece of red vark and shaped them into arms. Later I noticed they were like wings, reflecting hawk wings.
The ceremony felt vital. We each enacted the parts. Since teh ceremony I as I often do can feel a rainbow from my heart space reaching out across time and space to his, offering vitality.
The sweatlodge was peaceful. We each spoke of our gratitude for medicine ways and our teachers.
I could still feel the hat and the horizon. My view of the sunset makes me think it will be at least a year till his death.