Inspiring Enchantment & Illumination with Tarot & Intuitive Guidance

Illumination – To Hold Stillness

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 …

Honoring the Beloved Dead

What is remembered lives. Continue Reading …

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Some Necessary Permission via Poetry for Everyone Who Needs It (And Don’t We All?)

I woke up this morning, with this poem that I’ve long loved running through my head. I am sure I needed it, and I bet you might, too. Yes. Yes. Yes. Continue Reading …

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 …

Wordless Wednesday: If Change Is In the Wind, Let Me Soar

In July, John took this photo of Sister Blue Heron, as she flew along the Little River, just down the hill from our Laurel Hill Cottage. Change is in the wind. Continue Reading …

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