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Bird-song, Joy and the Growing Light

This morning I heard our resident mourning doves greet the sun with their smile-inducing coo. They greet the day with joy. They say goodnight to it with the same lyrical celebration. In this I want to be like a dove. … Continue reading

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SOLSTICE, SANTA & “SKAMMDEGISSFUGGAR.”

“Skammdegissfuggar” literally means: “Shadows of the short days.” It is an Icelandic word that, metaphorically means the darkness that can be cast into—or onto—the land as well as the Spirit in deep winter. I learned this on Twitter from author, … Continue reading

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Happy Yule

The longest night of the year is always a time of deep contemplation for me ~ I am pleased to spend some of this magical day celebrating the solstice and the season with all of you. The dark is important … Continue reading

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