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Wordless Wednesday: A Three Minute Prayer for Peace

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Can you spare three minutes today to still yourself, open your heart, and pray for peace? Accompanied by stunning landscapes and music, let us do so. Blessed be. Continue Reading

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Wordless Wednesday: A Timely Visit from Owl Guardian

Owl visit July 16

My owl guardian has been nearby, calling at night, and communing with me during the afternoons. Her blessings and protection are humbly accepted. Continue Reading

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Wordless Wednesday: The Mercury Transit of May, 2016

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Today's Wordless Wednesday is a flashback to May of this year, as a reminder of how mystery and majesty are always there, when we remember to look. Continue Reading

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Wordless Wednesday: The Sentinel

red shouldered hawk

For over a week, we've been hearing a constant cacophony of hawk cries all throughout our Laurel Hill woods. John snapped this shot over our driveway. Continue Reading

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Wordless Wednesday: Hanging Out with the Neighbors

Mama Racoon

We have been treated to glimpses of this mama raccoon and occasional peeks at her babies in this tree above our tiny creek. Photo by my sweetie, John. Continue Reading

Wordless Wednesday: Our New Neighbor

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Outside our bedroom window, through the closed glass and screen, John took this lovely shot of the new baby in the camellia bush getting lunch. Continue Reading

Wordless Wednesday: Barred Owl at the Little River

Barred owl

Spread your wings and enjoy Wordless Wednesday. Three gorgeous shots by my sweetie John yesterday of a barred owl at our Little River, in Durham, NC. Continue Reading

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Wordless Wednesday: In Hawthorn-Time the Heart Grows Light

Hawthorn

"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?

Spring Beauty, by John Rottet

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: Many Happy Returns

Hummingbird Return

Our dear hummingbirds have returned, despite the somewhat chilly temperatures. Continue Reading

Wordless Wednesday: Spring Unfolding

Fiddlehead fern at Laurel Hill

May This Day Be Blessed

Framed sunrise

Eternity isn't some later time. Eternity isn't a long time. Eternity has nothing to do with time. Eternity is that dimension of here and now which thinking and time cuts out. This is it. And if you don't get it here, you won't get it anywhere. And the experience of eternity right here and now is the function of life. ~ Joseph Campbell, The Power of Myth

Let us join hearts and give honor to the pervasive and universal stories ... Continue Reading

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Farewell to Winter! Welcome Spring and Blessed Ostara!

Spring beginnings

Glad Bringer of Brightness, hail! Maiden of Grace, Lad of Laughter. Gifts of vigor are returning, Spring’s surprise, rainbow’s embrace. Quickened be the heart within us, Opened be our souls to grace, May the blessing be abiding. Welcome sit in every face. Caitlín Matthews, Celtic Devotional: Daily Prayers and Blessings

Welcome Spring!

Today is the Vernal Equinox in the Northern Hemisphere, and Autumn Equinox in lands below the equator. We celebrate it as the lesser Sabbat named Ostara. In the northern hemisphere, this day is also known as Lady Day or Alban Eilir (in the Welsh and Druid traditions). Continue Reading

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Wordless Wednesday: Budding Spring on the Faery Path

Cusp of Spring

For Wordless Wednesday: The Great Cosmic Line-up

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Wordless Wednesday: Feast of the Forest

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Wordless Wednesday: Autumn’s Bounty from Our Woods

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Wordless Wednesday: A Very Rainy Autumn

Another Invitation for Magical Work, Besides Tomorrow’s Candle Lighting…

Dear Magical People ~ I hope you are preparing your wreath and candles and are planning to join us tomorrow at sunset (wherever you are!) for the first week of our Solstice Sun Wreath Advent ceremony. I’ll be posting some ideas and specific suggestions tomorrow morning, for our first lighting. I don’t want to add toContinue reading Continue Reading

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Wordless Wednesday: Breathe Along With Earth’s Passing Seasons

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