I have always felt connected to Ireland. I get fleeting visions of the ancient Celts who lived there and always end up with such a feeling of longing that I can hardly bear it. On the other hand, when I moved here to the desert southwest, I knew that this is where I belong. I know that in a past life I was a Native American and the culture is still so alive here that I finally feel at home. Besides all that, no matter where I go, I always feel the connection to nature. After reading everyone's posts on this subject and seeing how similar our beliefs are, I feel that is what connects us witches.....the pull of our ancestors, nature, and the longing for places we've never been to. What an awesome topic, Oak!!!!