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Wordless Wednesday: Wintertime Wisdom

Phoebe the wise zen kitty teaches by example: Today I will live in the moment...unless that moment becomes unpleasant, in which case I'll take a nap. Continue Reading

Wordless Wednesday: Laurel Hill Cottage In Winter

It has been a while since I posted a Wordless Wednesday, but the images that John has made of our beautiful snowfall are too good not to share. Enjoy. Continue Reading

Darken the Lights, Embrace the Quiet – Tonight is Mother Night

Tonight we enter the darkness of the last night before Solstice. Receive the gifts of Mother Night: balm for the too busy, too much seasonal noise. Continue Reading

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It’s Time for a Time Out of Time – Let Us Welcome the Halcyon Days

The Halcyon Days have begun. This ancient Yuletide tradition has new meaning and relevance in our troubled world. Let us honor this time out of time. Continue Reading

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Honoring the Beloved Dead

What is remembered lives. Continue Reading

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Wordless Wednesday: Basking In the Stillness of Late Summer

On a recent walk down our hill to the river, my sweetie noticed Sister Turtle basking in the sun. Like her, may we pause and savor Summer's pleasures. Blessings! Continue Reading

Words for Wednesday: A Magical Working for Awareness, Beauty, and Healing

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A number of us are singing the Gayatri Mantra every day at 10am, whatever your local time, to create a global wave of healing and devotion. Join us? Continue Reading

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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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In Memoriam

It's the Memorial Day holiday weekend, generally considered the “unofficial start” of the Summer vacation season. But let us not forget its origins. Continue Reading

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Wordless Wednesday: Magical Waters

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It's Wordless Wednesday. Stop by today for 3 minutes of art, beauty, and serenity. Take the waters with me, and replace your stress with inspiration. Continue Reading

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The Pax Materna

A Mother's loss

Let us unmake this day of acquisition and commerce, and reclaim it as a holy day nearer to every mother's heart as it was intended: the cause of peace. Continue Reading

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Wordless Wednesday: A Peaceful Place, Or So It Looks From Space

Click this link to visit the NASA website.

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Wordless Wednesday: Signs of Life

Wordless Wednesday: Standing On the Moon

Wordless Wednesday Standing on the Moon

  (Astronomy Picture of the Day © NASA)

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Merry Christmas, My Loves!

  Peace On Earth, Good Will to All. No Exceptions. If you haven’t already, it’s time to light your final Advent candle. Thank you to all who joined us this year to make the 11th Anniversary of our Sun Wheel ceremony the biggest and best yet. May all your days be merry and bright.

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Wordless Wednesday: Sleep in Heavenly Peace

Miss Callie Cat, photo by John Rottet Phoebe at Solstice, by John Rottet  

Wishing You a Merry Yule! Solstice Blessings!

Brightener of Darkness, hail! Keeper of Clearness, Opener of the Depths. Gifts of plenty are arising, Winter wonders, white snows’ fall. Joyful be the heart within us, Open wide the guesting door, Wisdom waken in abundance, Warm our beings to the core. ~ Celtic Devotional: Daily Prayers and Blessings, by Caitlín Matthews Ring the bellsContinue reading Continue Reading

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Tonight is Mother Night, and the 4th Candle Lighting

Dark shepherdess of many a golden star, Dost see me, Mother Night? ~ From The Electra of Euripides Hail and Merry Meet on this Eve of the Winter Solstice. This is the night we light our 4th candle. This is the night of the great celebration of Mother Night. Today is the last Sun DayContinue reading Continue Reading

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We Welcome the Halcyon Days

Halcyon days, now wars are ending. You shall find where-e’er you sail Tritons all the while attending With a kind and gentle gale. ~ Halcyon Days by Thomas Shadwell (1642 – 1692) If you’ve been reading my blog a while, you know that every year I invite you step into a magical Time Out ofContinue reading Continue Reading

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Every Day Is Sacred: John Lennon’s 75th Birthday

Every Day Is Sacred. Happy 75th Birthday, John. All we are saying, is give peace a chance. And we’re not the only ones.  Thank you, John, and blessed be.

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