This is a song shaped by other people’s stories. It’s also a song of my own story. About finding yourself at the edge, and of being called to hold others at the edges of our human community. It’s a song for anyone holding a deep ambivalence to be alive in these times.
One morning in a Scottish forest, the summer before last I stepped out into a clearing where a fire circle was set. Among a group of women who were gathering on this land, I was preparing to record a music video, calling women to gather for a council at Findhorn that Autumn. As I arrived, I saw a man walking across the other side of the fire. It stood out in my mind at the time because it seemed out of place at this women’s circle on private land. But then he disappeared. Keep reading!