Tag Archives: magic

Christmas Past

When I was three years old my family moved to Germany and thus began four years of magical Christmases.  It was like living inside one of those glass balls that fill with a swirl of glittering snow when you shake … Continue reading

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Day 17 – Greeting

Hail! Dark Hecate, Goddess of the Night Greetings, Faerie Queen of Witches Ancient of Days, we bow before you. From Above we come bearing white banners. Angels, djinn, daemons glide down moonbeams dusted in starlight draped in diamante gauze, sequined … Continue reading

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The Company of Women

Last weekend I attended a women’s retreat with the women of a local Unity church. We gathered in a lake resort near Austin, some hours from my new Texas home. Even after a year and a half, Texas still seems … Continue reading

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Magical Realism

Years ago, reading the cover of Gabriel García Márquez’s One Hundred Years of Solitude, I encountered the term ‘magical realism’ for the first time.  Instinctively, I knew exactly what it meant.  I bought the book immediately.  The first page welcomed … Continue reading

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