The Awakening Spring: of light, embodiment, and soliphilia

Cairn T Backstone : Loughcrew : Ireland

Yesterday was the vernal equinox.   Here in Ireland, we have a solar alignment that occurs in cairn T on Slieve na Caillaigh during this astronomical event.  It’s a phenomenal sight!But that’s not what I want to talk about.The spring equinox heralds the Light half of the year.  We aren’t fully there yet (as it doesn’t officially begin until Bealtaine) but oh...we are tantalizingly close.  Close enough, in fact, for spirits to rise and frivolity to ensue.  Just look at St. Patrick’s Da … [Read more...]

Be vewy vewy quiet, I’m hunting connection

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the sensual The back garden is a carpet of bejeweled grass; each blade aquiver with droplets of dew.  The windows shine with condensation.   I open the door from the sun-room, and dozens of small birds scatter from the feeders.  I speak my normal greeting, "Good morning! Sorry to disturb.  I will only be a moment."  The sky is a watercolor wash of gray and white. The air, chill and fresh. I pause as I head up the stone stairs to the barn.  I close my eyes and listen.far distant tract … [Read more...]


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