A new year begins…

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Like the joy of the sea coming home to shore,
May the relief of laughter rinse through your soul.

As the wind loves to call things to dance,
May your gravity by lightened by grace.

Like the dignity of moonlight restoring the earth,
May your thoughts incline with reverence and respect.

As water takes whatever shape it is in,
So free may you be about who you become.

As silence smiles on the other side of what’s said,
May your sense of irony bring perspective.

As time remains free of all that it frames,
May your mind stay clear of all it names.

May your prayer of listening deepen enough
to hear in the depths the laughter of god.

John O’Donohue,
‘To Bless the Space Between Us’

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Wishing you a

happy, healthy and peaceful New Year.

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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58 Responses to A new year begins…

  1. And the same to you, Sue. Thank you for all the posts through the year.

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  2. petespringerauthor says:

    Best wishes to you, Sue, in the coming year.

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  3. leenasind says:

    Wishing you a joyful year ahead ❀️

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  4. kittysverses says:

    Happy 2021 to you, Sue. Thank you for your wishes. πŸ™‚

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  5. Fandango says:

    Happy New Year to you, too, Sue.

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  6. Sadje says:

    Thanks for sharing such a beautiful prayer. Love and hugs with best wishes my friend

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  7. Smita says:

    Thanks for such a wonderful post. Happy New Year! ❀

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  8. May the New Year bless you with wisdom, health, and peace.

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  9. jenanita01 says:

    This is more of a prayer than a poem, and sums up today perfectly…

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  10. Ritu says:

    Happy New Year Sue πŸ₯°πŸ™πŸ½πŸ’œ

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  11. Reblogged this on pensitivity101 and commented:
    A lovely poem to start the New Year.
    Thank you Sue for sharing.

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  12. Happy New Year to you as well. May 2021 be better than 2020.

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  13. scifihammy says:

    Beautiful poem Thank you πŸ™‚
    And a Happy New Year to you too! πŸ˜€

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  14. Paula Light says:

    Wishing you the best in 2021, Sue! πŸ₯‚βœ¨

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  15. willowdot21 says:

    A beautiful start to the year. Thank you Sue πŸ’œ

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  16. Astrid says:

    This is such a great poem. I wish 2021 brings you wisdom, peace and most of all health.

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  17. Purely beautiful, Sue. Happy New Year. Hugs on the wing!

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  18. This is lovely, Sue. happy New Year.

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  19. Darlene says:

    Happy New Year, Sue! Thanks for all your words of wisdom and sharing your amazing travels and discoveries. I look forward to more. Many hugs. xo

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  20. Widdershins says:

    Back at’cha, m’dear … sooooo glad you made it! πŸ˜€

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  21. Hit the ground running, Sue πŸ™‚

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  22. Happy New Year, Sue! ❀

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  23. dgkaye says:

    Beautiful Sue. Wishing you joy, good health and laughter in the New Year and forward. ❀

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  24. Eliza Waters says:

    Thank you, Sue. Wishing you the same. ❀

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  25. Jennie says:

    Beautiful, Sue. Happy New Year to you.

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