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Illumination – To Hold Stillness

Wordless Wednesday for 9/11: Do Not Lose Heart, We Were Made for These Times

Holding stillness, and remembering who we really are, and why we are here. “Soul on deck shines like gold in dark times.” – Clarissa Pinkola Estés Continue Reading

Wordless Wednesday: The Snow Storm of Feb. 2019

There are some big advantages to living in North Carolina. This is our snowpocalypse from the big Winter Storm now blasting through some 39 states. Continue Reading

The Ebbing of the Year, the Turning of the Tide

You may recall this from the funeral service for Jackie Kennedy Onassis. I’ve always loved it. May it be a gift of farewell to the end of this year. Continue Reading

Wordless Wednesday: Halos Over Sweden

Thank goodness the government shutdown has not put the APOD website on hiatus – yet. These solar ice halos were captured over Sweden. Natural magick! Continue Reading

Heed Now the Pause Given by the Mother

If you have not been able to observe the Halcyon Days’ pause and quiet, this night is your chance. Listen now to counsel of the Great Dark Mother. Continue Reading

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Wordless Wednesday: Let Us Never Forget or Turn Our Backs

Irish immigrants arrive in America

Blessings to America, on her birthday today. May we never, ever forget that our own ancestors were “the huddled masses.” Let welcome and freedom ring. 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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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

Wordless Wednesday: The Selkie Folk Say Hello

Our ancestors knew that the oceans were haunted with the magic of the Selkie folk – wild seals that would shape-shift to human. Could this be one? Continue Reading

Wordless Wednesday: September Solar Eclipse Opened the Door

On Sept. 1, the New Moon ushered in a pair of eclipses, starting with this annular solar eclipse. This week’s Lunar eclipse is the second of the pair. Continue Reading

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