Wind and light

“Both light and shadow are the dance of love” Rumi Gemini New Moon Heart journey. Furry fledglings appear. Furry feather balls in the guise ofsparrow, owl and woodpecker chicksSaturday. Vertical rain and a headache. The sky is fast today, wind chasing the clouds along. The sun breaks through momentarily,bouncing light off of my bathwater projecting Read more about Wind and light[…]

Grace – The Pearl of great price

The Parable of the Pearl (also called the Pearl of Great Price) is one of the parables of Jesus. It appears in Matthew 13:45-46 and illustrates the great value of the Kingdom of Heaven. It does not appear in the other synoptic gospels,[1] but a version of this parable does appear in the non-canonical Gospel of Thomas, Saying 76.[2]  The parable reads:  Again, the kingdom of Read more about Grace – The Pearl of great price[…]

Magic, Words from the edge

http://sallypommeclayton.com/ Brancusi The kiss The Kiss (Brâncuși sculpture) The Kiss (in Romanian: Sărutul /səruːtul/) is a sculpture by Romanian Modernist sculptor Constantin Brâncuși. It is an early example of his proto-cubist style of non-literal representation.  This early plaster sculpture is one of six casts that Brancusi made of the 1907–08 The Kiss. Versions The original stone carving is in the Muzeul de Arta at Craiova, Romania. Brâncuși created Read more about Magic, Words from the edge[…]

From the Heart of the World. The Elder Brother’s warning

The Kogi (/ˈkoʊɡi/ KOH-gee), or Cogui, or Kágaba, meaning “jaguar” in the Kogi language,[2] are an indigenous ethnic group that live in the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta mountains in northern Colombia. Their civilization has continued since the Pre-Columbian era. https://bookishnature.wordpress.com/tag/james-lovelock/ Rodriguez – Crucify your mind. Was it a huntsman or a playerThat made you pay the costThat now assumes relaxed positionsAnd prostitutes your loss?Were you Read more about From the Heart of the World. The Elder Brother’s warning[…]

The dance of light and Shadow

The Dance of Light and Shadow Releasing my grip and falling back into the flow I see the black cat curled in the dappled shade. Light ripples flickering across the hedge, breathing life into everything it touches. Shadows dance. The Sweet rocket swaying, scents the air. Jackdaws glide, leaves rustle. Branches bend and bow, bouncing Read more about The dance of light and Shadow[…]

Saraswati

Saraswati (Sanskrit: सरस्वती, IAST: Sarasvatī) is the Hindu goddess of knowledge, music, art, wisdom, and learning.[2] She is a part of the trinity (Tridevi) of Saraswati, Lakshmi, and Parvati. All the three forms help the trinity of Brahma, Vishnu, and Shiva to create, maintain, and regenerate the Universe, respectively.[3] The earliest known mention of Saraswati as a goddess is in the Rigveda. She has remained significant as a goddess from the Vedic Read more about Saraswati[…]

Pārvatī

Parvati (Sanskrit: पार्वती, IAST: Pārvatī), Uma (Sanskrit: उमा, IAST: Umā) or Gauri (Sanskrit: गौरी, IAST: Gaurī) is the Hindu goddess of fertility, love, beauty, marriage, children, and devotion; as well as of divine strength and power.[5][6][7] Known by many other names, she is the gentle and nurturing aspect of the Supreme Hindu goddess Adi Parashakti (Shivashakti) and one of the central deities of the Goddess-oriented Shakti sect called Shaktism. She is the Mother goddessin Hinduism,[1][8] and has many attributes Read more about Pārvatī[…]

Mary Magdalene

Mary Magdalene in The Golden Legend Mary Magdalene had her surname of Magdalo, a castle, and was born of right noble lineage and parents, which were descended of the lineage of kings. And her father was named Cyrus, and her mother Eucharis. She with her brother Lazarus, and her sister Martha, possessed the castle of Read more about Mary Magdalene[…]

Thunder

A snow of scatterseed settles in a  fleecy blanket,A late frost is anticipated. The thunder rolls and rumbles. Growling and cracking as it gets closer. The swallows pile off en masseWill whittles his pipe. Gareth and Ben thin the vegetable seedlings Sheep bleet and baa. The air quivers in anticipation  But still the dandelion seeds float Read more about Thunder[…]