Dear Don: Goliath…

Dear Don,

Yes, Goliath was a Philistine… though what that, might mean is anybody’s guess, apart from that he came from one of their five city states… and as five in symbolic terms refers to the senses, the ‘giant Philistine’ theme seems to fit perfectly, doesn’t it? Five senses in dense matter conquered by a child…

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And if that Egyptian reference is correct and the Philistines were the same as the Peleset, the Sea People who lived “in the midst of the sea”, the watery emotional symbolism seems pretty apt too.

Yes, I recall the first stoop up at Curbar. You know ‘our’ Companion Stone on Deadshaw Sick goes with the stoop in the rowan valley?

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I Don’t see why we can’t start ‘Sundae’ from the beginning either. But does that mean we have to go back to Wencobank? I keep feeling we ought to anyway… then shying away from the idea. Wonder if it would feel the same now, after all we have touched since then?

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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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