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Wordless Wednesday: Welcoming the Spring Beauty

As the budding of early Spring opens in our Laurel Hill woods, one of our earliest visitors is the ephemeral wildflower, Spring Beauty. Photo by John. Continue Reading

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Wordless Wednesday: In Hawthorn-Time the Heart Grows Light

"In hawthorn-time the heart grows light, The world is sweet in sound and sight.." from Tristram of Lyonesse, by Algernon Charles Swinburne. Blessed be. Continue Reading

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Wordless Wednesday: Spring Beauty or Fairy Spud?

Prized for its beauty and medicinal gifts, the Algonquins cooked the tubers like potatoes. Did they learn this from the Faery folk, hence the name? Continue Reading

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Wordless Wednesday: Our Camellias Think Winter is Over


Wordless Wednesday: Spring Beauty

Spring beauty (Claytonia virginica) © John Rottet …

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Wordless Wednesday: Promises

Gaia Friday: Flower Power with Lupita Nyong’o

Each Friday, I am sharing a video from the “Nature Is Speaking” series, celebrating Gaia Friday. Today, Lupita Nyong’o asks us to consider the lilies of the fields, the forests, the gardens, the farms. Solomon in all his glory was not arrayed like one of these, and without them, where would we be? To enjoyContinue reading Continue Reading

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Wordless Wednesday: Perfumed Autumn

Greet Midsummer with a Kiss

Glory of the Day-Star, hail! Lifter of the Light, Burnisher of the Sky. Gifts of love to earth are bringing, Summer’s shimmer, dew’s delight. Dancing be the heart within us, Open be our souls to bliss, Courage vanquish every shadow, Greet Midsummer with a kiss. – Greeting to the Summer Solstice from Celtic Devotional –Continue reading Continue Reading

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Wishing You a Magical Midsummer’s Eve!

Hand in hand, with Fairy grace, Will we sing, and bless this place. ~ Titania, from William Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream For those of us in the Northern Hemisphere, today is the last day of Spring. This is Midsummer’s Eve, the night before the sabbat of Litha (Summer Solstice/Alban Hefin/Midsummer). Besides Samhain and Beltane,Continue reading Continue Reading

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Wordless Wednesday: A Gift for the Coming Full Rose Moon

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Wordless Wednesday: Named for The Folk, Not the Fox

  Digitalis purpurea

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Wordless Wednesday: Our Mountain Laurel

(Kalmia latifolia)

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Rejoice and Be Blessed! It’s Beltane!

Hail to Thalia, Grace of Flowering and Mirth! Hail to blessed Flora, and to Maia Majestas! We bow in gladness to The Lord and The Lady! We merrily welcome the King and Queen of Faery! Song of Beltane by Caitlin Matthews I am the calm, I am the quickening, I am the intoxication and theContinue reading Continue Reading

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Wishing You a Happy and Blessed May Eve!

Throughout my whole life, during every moment I have lived, the world has gradually been taking on light and fire for me, until it has come to envelop me in one mass of luminosity, glowing from within… The purple flush of matter fading imperceptibly into the gold of spirit, to be lost finally in theContinue reading Continue Reading

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Wordless Wednesday: Welcome Summer Devas

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Wordless Wednesday: Our Monarda Arrives with Summer Solstice

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Wordless Wednesday: Laurel Hill in Bloom

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Wordless Wednesday: Gifts of Maia Majestas

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Adoring Beautiful Flora

I am the handmaid of the Earth I ‘broider fair Her glorious gown And deck Her on Her days of mirth With many a garland of renown. And while earth’s little ones are fain And play about the Mother’s hem I scatter every gift I gain From sun and wind to gladden them. ~ WilliamContinue reading Continue Reading

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