Dear Wen: Four Beasts…

scotland trip jan 15 335Ah, Little Grub,

You have provided an excellent answer… I particularly like the intuition, working from memory, which so cleverly ties the revelation to the evangelic mission.

It is, in my humble opinion, an even more eloquent statement than that which the lectionaries of the middle ages disseminated… and all from the top of your ‘no longer quite so russet bedecked’ head…

north 017In broad terms, your idea of the wings raising us from the bestial works beautifully and is evidently a most appropriate insight.

My own revelation had to do specifically with the Zodiacal considerations of the symbolism and you nearly took me there with your cardinal points…

They refer though to the ‘quarter’ points which means they form a ‘Saltire’.

There is more to the St Andrew legend than initially meets the eye.

Continue reading at France and Vincent

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 and on Twitter @SCVincent. Find her books on Goodreads and follow her on Amazon worldwide to find out about new releases and offers. Email:
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