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Knockety knock… Stuart France

* “The door-knocker, Herr Docktor, is misnamed,” said Herbert, giving the door three resounding knocks with his knuckles, “…door-knockers, rap!” He demonstrated his contention and the door-knocker rapped-out three sharp retorts in marked contrast to the previously administered knuckle-knocks. “Anyway, … Continue reading

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Brown, Black, Grey and Red…

* Fin Mac Coll was hunting with his Fenians south of Ballyshannon. Three strange men approached the company. “Let no one speak before they get to me,” said Fin. The three interlopers said nothing until they stood before Fin. “Our … Continue reading

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Religious Endeavour: Symbols… Stuart France

* The meta-language of story is myth. * The meta-language of myth is ritual. * Continue reading at Stuart France

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Of Ceremony and Symbol…

* First Man had many wives among the Animal People. The sacred beast, bird or reptile was treated with reverence and as totem was carried to ensure guardianship of the spirits. Continue reading at France and Vincent

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Religious Endeavour: Metaphors… Stuart France

* “The meta-language of religion is story. * The meta-language of Christianity is history. * Continue reading at Stuart France

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Lore Weavers: Coyote Tales…

* Coyote is a Native American culture hero, buffoon, and trickster figure who mixes animal and human traits to mostly comic, often catastrophic, and sometimes salutary effect. * The world in which Coyote moves can be conceived as a parallel … Continue reading

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Where Beauty Sleeps ~ The Silent Eye Annual Workshop 2020

It is a familiar story. Both gifted and cursed at birth, a princess grows within the safety of a castle. Reaching adulthood, she is cast into sleep in the most inaccessible tower, surrounded by walls of stone and a hedge … Continue reading

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Religious Endeavour… Stuart France

* “Most religious stories Are more ancient than their religion.” – Count Jack Black Reblogged from Stuart France

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An Imperious Impulse: Shadow Lands…

* … “You must guard against your propensity to act foolishly, Coyote,” said Death Spirit. “Yes,yes,” said Coyote, “I will do just as you say, as always.” “Very well,” said Death Spirit, “you will travel for five days and cross … Continue reading

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State of Persons… Stuart France

* If a person Fails to stand In right relation To story… Continue reading at Stuart France

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