Daily Archives: December 21, 2017

The Wheel Turns, and a Cover Reveal!

Originally posted on Journey To Ambeth:
Today was the shortest day, the moment when the wheel of the year turns towards light again. In the old ways it was called Yule, and marked a time of hope, when a spark…

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Smorgasbord – reblogged: Sally’s Cafe and Bookstore Christmas Extra

Sally Cronin has spent the past few weeks promoting Indie authors in her Christmas Book Store.  She does so all year with a generosity matched by few. This time, she shares her own books… Here are my some of my … Continue reading

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Enlivened – Kim Russell #writephoto

We are enlivened to the core as we stroll across the moor: hills transform into mountains; wintry waste is hemmed by trees and stones; branches shiver with icicles and frost that chill us to our very bones. Continue reading at … Continue reading

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Ani’s Advent – A tale of long ago…

Last year, I wrote to Santa every day in Advent and, on the very last day, I told him a story. It is a tale that my mother told me when I was a pup, from the Long Remembering of … Continue reading

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Into the Dark Earth – Steve Tanham

I have always thought that, from a mystical perspective, we are lucky to have winters. This may seem a strange sentiment, but I have my reasons. If we believe that we are a part of what is all around us, … Continue reading

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Originally posted on Reena Saxena:
nature shows us how there is a time to freeze a time to thaw individual temperatures impact emotional landscapes ? Thursday Photo Prompt – Thaw #writephoto

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Thursday photo prompt – Thaw #writephoto

Every Thursday at noon GMT, I publish one of my photos as a writing prompt.  If you know where the photo was taken, please keep it to yourself until the challenge is closed. Throughout the week I will feature as … Continue reading

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Photo prompt round-up – Mists – #writephoto

Mists * Vision under stress Clouded by survival’s needs The seen is unseen Unnoticed by conscious sight Beauty passes unremarked * Eyes turning inward Seeking the unsolvable Fixate on madness Moments slide into the mist Their gifts unlooked-for refused * … Continue reading

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A light in the darkness

“I have awoken with a fire in my belly, a good fire, one that speaks of life, a beacon in the dark, and if I place it on a high enough peak perhaps you can see it, perhaps it can … Continue reading

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The Wisdom of Sun and Moon III… Stuart France

* … While Asmodeus was being drawn along in his binding, every tree that he passed, he would brush himself against, and cast it down. Every house that he approached, he would cast down. He reached the dwelling place of … Continue reading

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