Christmas Eve in the West of Ireland

There was  a full moon on the Winter Solstice, an unusual event and not occurring in my lifetime again, so, very special to me. As my ancestors before me, I celebrate the Solstice, marking the longest night of the year and with the promise of all that lies ahead… The ritual of fire and feast, […]

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A Loaded Gun

“Western civilization is a loaded gun pointed at the head of this planet.” ― Terence McKenna I was shocked when I first read this quote! However, it is not a statement I can debate, because, from where I am at this moment in time, I have to agree. It is short and succinct! It is […]

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The Waxing Moon on Christmas Eve

Evening approaches. The Eve of Christmas…Christmas Eve. A new moon rises on the day after Winter Solstice. This is the third day after the New Moon. Today it is known as the waxing Moon. It is always a time of hope and optimism. I have just returned from town and the craziness of shoppers who […]

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