Article ID: 11736
Age Group: Adult
Days Up: 3,142
Times Read: 6,245
RSS Views: 58,225
Type of Passage: Death
Date of Passage: April 13th. 2007
Author: Valerie Voigt
Posted: April 24th. 2007
Times Viewed: 6,245
On Friday the 13th of April, 2007, just after midnight, Jim Gillette crossed over from his partner Melissa's arms into the arms of the Old Ones.
Melissa was lying next to him and holding him. Other friends were able to touch him, sing to him, and talk to him as he passed.
He died in Circle, and was sent on with ceremonial farewell. We encouraged him to find and greet Victor, Gabriel, and others who had gone before.
Jim was well-known and well-loved in the San Francisco Bay Area Feri Tradition community, who knew him as a wonderful teacher, fine ritualist, and good friend.
Jim had suffered from a long illness. He was an incredible fighter--hospital staff called him "The Phoenix" because he kept coming back from the edge of Death. He was also a very spiritually wise person, who knew and liked himself well enough that he had nothing to prove. As a result, he was strong enough to be one of the gentlest and most compassionate souls I have ever met.
Jim Gillette, Hail and Farewell!
Location: Palo Alto, California
Author's Profile: To learn more about Valerie Voigt - Click HERE
Other Articles: Valerie Voigt has posted 14 additional articles- View them?
Other Listings: To view ALL of my listings: Click HERE
Email Valerie Voigt... (Yes! I have opted to receive invites to Pagan events, groups, and commercial sales)
Web Site Content (including: text - graphics - html - look & feel)
Copyright 1997-2015 The Witches' Voice Inc. All rights reserved
Note: Authors & Artists retain the copyright for their work(s) on this website.
Unauthorized reproduction without prior permission is a violation of copyright laws.
Website structure, evolution and php coding by Fritz Jung on a Macintosh G5.
Any and all personal political opinions expressed in the public listing sections (including, but not restricted to, personals, events, groups, shops, Wren’s Nest, etc.) are solely those of the author(s) and do not reflect the opinion of The Witches’ Voice, Inc. TWV is a nonprofit, nonpartisan educational organization.
Sponsorship: Visit the Witches' Voice Sponsor Page for info on how you
can help support this Community Resource. Donations ARE Tax Deductible.
The Witches' Voice carries a 501(c)(3) certificate and a Federal Tax ID.
Mail Us: The Witches' Voice Inc., P.O. Box 341018, Tampa, Florida 33694-1018 U.S.A.
of The World
NOTE: The essay on this page contains the writings and opinions of the listed author(s) and is not necessarily shared or endorsed by the Witches' Voice inc.
The Witches' Voice does not verify or attest to the historical accuracy contained in the content of this essay.
All WitchVox essays contain a valid email address, feel free to send your comments, thoughts or concerns directly to the listed author(s).