(Meet Mago Contributor) Rhyannan

pashta-2012Pashta MaryMoon (Rhyannan) is the elder priestess of the Kairosean Kithentradition; and has spent over 20 years being the Pagan visiting clergy/chaplain in hospitals, hospices, and prisons — as well as being a long-time Friend (Quaker), and the Pastoral Care and Memorials clerk for her Quaker Meeting.  She is also a Death Midwife, and the executive director of CINDEA (Canadian Integrative Network for Death Education and Alternatives http://www.cindea.ca/) — as well as an Advance Care Planning consultant, and Bedside Singing teacher.  She is the leader of the “By My Own Heart and Hand” (basics in home funerals) workshop.   She sees herself as a ‘dark priestess’, with a bias towards the positive and active side of The Dark.