Daily Card – Le Jugement – 1st March 2022

 This was meant to be posted yesterday, but for some reason, I am not sure what, my internet kept dropping every time I tried to post it, so here it is today – on the 2nd  of March 2022 Today’s  Card – Le Judgement  – taken from Blood & Ink (The Devil Made me doContinue reading “Daily Card – Le Jugement – 1st March 2022”

Feast of Brigid

The Feast of Brigid The red-haired girl draws milkin a pail from the earth. The earth is a spotted cowwith teats that are geysersand anthills and rotten logs. The red-haired girlstrokes and strokesthe dark soil. When the milk rises in spurtsshe catches its arc of white frothto give out to visitors. At the gate ofContinue reading “Feast of Brigid”

Candlemass 2nd February

Bede records in his Reckoning of Time (A.D. 725) the use of candles at the Feast of Purification was common in his day.  (Latin Text) [O]n the feast of St Mary, the whole populace with the priests and ministers goes on procession through the churches and the city neighbourhoods, all singing devout hymns, and carryingContinue reading “Candlemass 2nd February”

Today’s Cards 26.01.22- Eight of Swords

Today’s card is taken from Tarot of Mystical Moments by Catrin Welz-Stein. The Eight of Swords. First of all, what can we see?  In this deck we have a large Angel, naked, they are sitting on the floor or what appears to be in an ornate vintage style birdcage. Their wings are open and spreadContinue reading “Today’s Cards 26.01.22- Eight of Swords”

Holocaust Memorial Day – January 27th, Avinu Malkeinu אָבִינוּ מַלְכֵּנוּ‎‎; “Our Father, Our King

אָבִינוּ מַלְכֵּנוּ‎‎; “Our Father, Our King I know that this is usually sung at Rosh Hashanah [Jewish New Year ]and Yom Kippur, [Day of Atonement ] but after the last few months/years, I felt I wanted something that touched my soul, to remember the horrors of the Holocaust and to give hope for all ofContinue reading “Holocaust Memorial Day – January 27th, Avinu Malkeinu אָבִינוּ מַלְכֵּנוּ‎‎; “Our Father, Our King”

Today’s Reading – Four of Swords – 20.01.2022

Today’s card – taken from Tarot of Mystical Moments – by Catrin Welz-Stein Like the more traditional card here we have our protagonist lying horizontally, but not on a tomb, she’s not a knight, or the effigies of a knight, she is, may I suggest,  not dead, but a young woman/girl lying, well more cradle,Continue reading “Today’s Reading – Four of Swords – 20.01.2022”

January’s Cold Moon.

A Chilly Night by Christiana Rossetti 1830-1894* I rose at the dead of night,     And went to the lattice aloneTo look for my Mother’s ghost     Where the ghostly moonlight shone. My friends had failed one by one,     Middle-aged, young, and old,Till the ghosts were warmer to me     Than my friends that had grown cold. I lookedContinue reading “January’s Cold Moon.”

The Annunciation

I wanted to share with you a small piece called ‘The Annunciation’, that I wrote last year and which has been published by a small non-profit online magazine called The Cauldron This is the link if anyone would like to read it. There are some other amazing stories, poetry and non-fiction in there too. WhyContinue reading “The Annunciation”

Bluebells

The Bluebell* A fine and subtle spirit dwellsIn every little flower,Each one its own sweet feeling breathesWith more or less of power. There is a silent eloquenceIn every wild bluebellThat fills my softened heart with blissThat words could never tell. Yet I recall not long agoA bright and sunny day,‘Twas when I led a toilsomeContinue reading “Bluebells”

Wide yawns the sea…

Starless and cold is the night,Wide yawns the sea,And over the sea, flat on his paunch,Sprawls that uncouth lubber, the northwind,And, quite at his ease, with hoarse, piping voice,Like a peevish curmudgeon who grows good-humoured,Chats to the water below;And he spins mad yarns without number,Slaughter-breathing tales of giants,World-old Norwegian sagas;And between-whiles, far-bellowing, laughs he, andhowlsContinue reading “Wide yawns the sea…”

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