the first

I was standing outside on a hill surrounded by people who were staring at the sky pointing up shouting “there’s mine!” and “there’s yours!” enthusiastically I looked up everywhere, picturesque white clouds the kind that look like luxury and comfort but I learned later in life would actually only feel cold and slightly wet against […]

Interconversion

They say matter and energy are neither created nor destroyed. That is true of our kind. When we pass, our essence is recombined into the living. The deceased are not simply an addition, though; their spirits multiply our own. In this way, we not only carry our ancestors forward, into the future they could not […]