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This Is Mother Night – May You Be Blessed

Deepest Dark Blessings to you and yours! It is the Eve of the Winter Solstice. This is the great celebration of Mother Night. As far as we know, our ancestors did not have atomic clocks or satellites to help them dissect Time to the nanosecond. Instead, they had to figure by their keen observation, byContinue reading Read more

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Welcoming the Dark of the Year at Samhain

I am the hallow-tide of all souls passing, I am the bright releaser of all pain, I am the quickener of the fallen seed-case, I am the glance of snow, the strike of rain. I am the hollow of the winter twilight, I am the hearth-fire and the welcome bread, I am the curtained awningContinue reading Read more

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Sunday Poetry: In the Dark of the Moon and the Year

For Light by John O’Donohue (1956-2008) from To Bless the Space Between Us Light cannot see inside things. That is what the dark is for: Minding the interior, Nurturing the draw of growth Through places where death In its own way turns into life. In the glare of neon times, Let our eyes not beContinue reading Read more

Welcoming the Halcyon Days of 2013

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) With the Winter Solstice now only a week away, we here in the Northern Hemisphere have come to the deepest darkness of theContinue reading Read more

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The Instructive Embrace of the Dark: Mother Night

The walls between the worlds are thinned; The Gods’ might is at its peak, The wights and the dead walk freely among the living. Let us remember them on this Mother Night. ~ from a Heathen rite posted on the Internet some years ago, original source unknown. This is the Eve of the Winter Solstice.Continue reading Read more

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