Tag Archives: spiritual

New Year New You

   Find who you’ve become In the space between the years Don’t mourn the outworn     Notice with fondness All that passed out of your life Embrace the space left Wishing all of my wonderful readers and everyone who comments … Continue reading

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A Ravens Tale

   Yesterday I wandered without a plan, deeper and deeper into the tangled woods. The path twisted and turned through unfamiliar corners, while I was lost in the distraction of my thoughts. As the weak winter light began to fade, … Continue reading

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Light in the Darkness: Solstice

   The year has slipped through the solstice in a flurry of darkness and wild winds here in Scotland. Last night the wind tugged and pulled at the corners and edges of the house, squeezing through gaps in windows and … Continue reading

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Happy Soul

   On days when I’m happy all the way down into my boots, I find smiling faces all around me wherever I look. Even on the floor of the woods as I’m walking the dogs, looking down, a little cheery … Continue reading

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All things Pass -We are Reborn with each Breath

   Prayer of the Desperate She had crawled here on her knees Over the sharp broken bones of her life. She had come to bargain with every god she had ever heard named. Bruised clouds closed around the moon Golden … Continue reading

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Autumn Treats

   Walking out into the woods I found Autumn had cast her golden spell across the land. Everything green was now dipped in shimmering coppers and bronze, and the long low shadows drew lines across the earth. The light was … Continue reading

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Late Harvest 

   Late sunbeam harvest Drinking up the golden light Each seed holds a dream    Taken as the sun sank into the Cairngorms in the middle of the Scottish highlands.

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