Morning Walk

photo from utahskies.org. I don’t have the equipment to take pictures like this, plus I was out to exercise and be in Nature, not to take pictures

The waning crescent Moon rose low in the Southeastern sky, Venus shining brilliantly three fingers ahead of it, two of many lights in the night sky. Then the Eastern horizon lightened and the Sun rose until only it and these two remained.

We are a part of this great cosmic dance of bright and dark, shining and fading and shining again, rising and setting and rising again.

I like sleeping in, but I really like walking outside at dawn.

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About John Beckett

I grew up in Tennessee with the woods right outside my back door. Wandering through them gave me a sense of connection to Nature and to a certain Forest God. I’m a Druid graduate of the Order of Bards, Ovates and Druids, the Coordinating Officer of the Denton Covenant of Unitarian Universalist Pagans and a former Vice President of CUUPS Continental. I’ve been has been writing, speaking, teaching, and leading public rituals for the past eleven years. I live in the Dallas – Fort Worth area and I earn my keep as an engineer.


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