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Wordless Wednesday: A Magical Ending to a Magical Day

As the sun sets in Rockport, Mass. on the Cape Ann peninsula, Nature smiles in all Her beauty on a perfect day I will always cherish. Vast gratitude. Continue Reading

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Wordless Wednesday: Angels Perfume Scented Geranium

Every week seems to bring more drama, craziness, scandal, sorrow, and anger. We must remember to pause the head noise, connect, and breathe. Join me? Continue Reading

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Rejoice, My Loves! Deep Magic Is Afoot! Merry May Eve and Beltane!

Tonight, the doors between our mundane, human realm and the real, primal worlds fly open. Dance into enchantment, with the blessings of the Ancestors. Continue Reading

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Earth Day at the Crossroads: Step Up for Mama Gaia

The need for all Gaia’s children to stand up on Her behalf, and on behalf of the scientific evidence that protects life has never been more urgent. Continue Reading

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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

Rejoice and Be Glad! It’s the Divine Awakening of Ostara!

Ostara Spring rebirth

With glad hearts we receive the blessing of Spring’s arrival. Here are some spells and ancient practices, for you to weave your magickal celebrations. Continue Reading

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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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Help the Environment, Knock Out Your Shopping, Get Amazing Goodies!

Don’t miss out: This exclusive offer is my donation on behalf of the North Carolina Conservation Network’s annual fundraiser. Auction ends SOON! 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

Merry Mabon! Generous Be the Heart Within Us, Open be Our Hands to All

Blessed Mabon! As we harvest the bounty of the Goddess, let us be sure to give back, make an offering, and do good for others at every opportunity. Continue Reading

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Faith, Hope, and Charity – August, 2017

Tera Thomas at Hummingbird Farm

Last year, I’d started a monthly blog feature, highlighting causes, people, and organizations worthy of your help. Today, I’m so happy to resume it. Continue Reading

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It’s Midsummer’s Eve, So Let Us Make Merry – We Dance This Night With the Magick of Faery!

Tonight is a powerfully magical cusp, as we come to a sacred threshold. The Wheel of Time turns, the Light reaches its climax. Come celebrate with me. Continue Reading

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Wishing You a Merry May Eve and Joyful Beltane

Blessings of May Eve and Beltane! Let us celebrate this magical time together, knowing we are blessed by countless ancestors and Divine Ones as we do. Continue Reading

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Why This Earth Day – Gaia’s Day – Matters More That Ever Before

We honor Gaia the Goddess, and Gaia. the science, on this holy day. Like all good mothers, She teaches us rules and boundaries so that we may thrive. Continue Reading

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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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Wordless Wednesday: Welcoming the Spring Beauty

As the budding of early Spring opens in our Laurel Hill woods, one of our earliest visitors is the ephemeral wildflower, Spring Beauty. Photo by John. 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

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