Dear Don: Saltire…

sheffield chesterfield hare 234Morning Don,

Well, as you know The Legend came to birth and is taking its first foray into the world. I am so pleased with the way it has turned out! My copy finally arrived this morning 🙂

The Saltire has been wandering through my dreams in geometric form. You remember that it was the flag of Mercia, gold on a blue ground? It brought with it the Chi Rho symbol, which I know referred to the six directions and something about Time. Wasn’t the symbol of Chronos very similar? Anyway, I recall understanding it perfectly and the whole thing was quite a revelation.

Aerial view of St Peter's Square, Vatican Image:
Aerial view of St Peter’s Square,
Vatican Image:

Dragging myself out of bed to walk the Fell Beast, the dreams dissipated before I could catch them so I have no idea what the revelation was. Hopefully it will re-emerge from the depths  at some point if we tempt it with enough symbolism… Ever been to Rome….?

Have you thought, too, about how the Chi Roi maps onto the enneagram… and the Tree, for that matter? It would have to be centred on Tiphareth… or Daath, revealing the hidden Paths… I have symbols jostling around my mind this morning.

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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 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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