This is the story of the Rogers family and their two decades spent living in a haunted house. Yes, there are strange occurrences:
• Doors slam closed when no one is around • Objects fly across the room • An eerie, green orb floats in the bedroom • A spirit imitates their voices
But unlike most ghost stories, this record is about caring people. It's an intensely personal story of what it's like to live in a home with haunts. The last chapter, for example, gives the daughter's perspective on growing up in such a home, and how she came to know the ghost who taught her not to be afraid of thunderstorms and the Native American spirit that tucked her into bed.
Underneath it all you'll discover the one thing that kept the family together through thick and thin, the one thing that—if it can keep them together—can keep any family together: love.
Before I met Merlin Stone I was blind. It took her a little time; she gave me a strong dose of love, and from then on I could see—see the world as a feminist, that is. Merlin converted me, so if you haven't yet read her work, be prepared to bring the Goddess into your own life as well.
I'm Lenny Schneir. Shortly after meeting Merlin in 1976,... read this article