I Love your article about divorce. Wow! you capsulated it well…the characters posed as friends. How refreshing! thank you!
My house is enveloped in a light haze at the moment and smells faintly, I think, like a Native American sweat lodge. And I’ve done this on purpose.
In an early bout of spring cleaning, I found a sage smudge stick I’d bought in my New Age days. For the uninitiated, smudge sticks are used for spiritual house cleanings. Sage is considered a purifying herb, although other herbs are sometimes used. The theory is that the smoke attaches itself to the negative energy in a house and as the smoke clears, it takes the negative energy with it. That’s a vast oversimplification, but it’ll work for our purposes.
Living in the family home after a divorce, you can see why one might consider smudging, should one conveniently find a smudge stick while cleaning out a junk drawer. Plenty of negative energy to purge.
So I am going from room to…
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