A holy tree ~ Sadje #writephoto

For visually challenged writers, the image shows the spreading filigree of tree roots beneath a green canopy, with brightly coloured objects tied to the branches.

The holy tree

A lot of uninformed and superstitious people come here every day, to ask this magnificent tree for its blessings. They would tie ribbons or pieces of colored string on the exposed roots or branches. Each indicating a prayer and a promise. People thought that this unusual tree, known locally as the holy tree had many gifts and powers. This belief was as old as the tree itself, which was at least a couple of centuries old. Just looking at the amazing network of external roots which interconnected the two limbs of the tree gave one the idea of how deep rooted it was.

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About Sue Vincent

Sue Vincent is a Yorkshire-born writer and one of the Directors of The Silent Eye, a modern Mystery School. She writes alone and with Stuart France, exploring ancient myths, the mysterious landscape of Albion and the inner journey of the soul. Find out more at France and Vincent. She is owned by a small dog who also blogs. Follow her at scvincent.com and on Twitter @SCVincent. Find her books on Goodreads and follow her on Amazon worldwide to find out about new releases and offers. Email: findme@scvincent.com.
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3 Responses to A holy tree ~ Sadje #writephoto

  1. Sadje says:

    Thanks for sharing Sue. I appreciate it very much.

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