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Enchantment – To Hold Stillness

Wordless Wednesday: Fern Return

It’s Wordless Wednesday. Take a break. Go outdoors. Be silent and receive life’s many blessings. Absorb the majesty of resurrection in every thing. Continue Reading

Wordless Wednesday: Happy Snow-stara

After thunder and lightning last night, on this first full day of Spring, an uncharacteristic snow squall descends on us here at Laurel Hill cottage. Continue Reading

Wordless Wednesday: Spring and Salamanders Stirring

Spring is slowly arriving at our Laurel Hill Cottage, with a pair of spotted salamanders stirring in our pond. Although common, they are rarely seen. Continue Reading

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Shining Lights in the Darkest Nights

For our friends counting down to Christmas with their candles, here is the info for the last two. Also included today is my annual magical money tale. Continue Reading

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Strike the Harp and Join the Chorus! Wishing You a Very Merry Yule!

Spirit of Yule © Anne Stokes

Rejoice! The decline of the light is over, and rebirth is at hand! On this most universal and oldest known holy day of all humanity, joy to the world! Continue Reading

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Be Still and Embrace This Mother Night

The night is our teacher, our healer, and it is absolutely necessary if we are to know peace. Be blessed by the holy darkness of this Mother Night. Continue Reading

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Wordless Wednesday: The Turning

With a forecast of our first freeze on Friday, I pause to say goodbye to the exuberant annuals that have graced our cottage. I bow to the turning. Continue Reading

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The Owling Time

Today’s post is for my Owl sisters and brothers, and all who wish to see more deeply into the Nature of things. Blessings of the gathering Dark. Continue Reading

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Wordless Wednesday: The Sweet, Endangered, Elusive Wood Thrush Visits

The sweet song of the wood thrush is unmistakable, but increasingly rare, as they are very endangered. Also famously elusive, we were lucky this day. Continue Reading

Wordless Wednesday: The Fragrant, Fertile Greening

Clematis Threshold, by John Rottet

The Green Veil spreads across our woods and gardens at Laurel Hill Cottage. Won’t you pause a moment today, and cherish the fragrant touch of Spring? Continue Reading

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