"And the little sparrow came from his nest among the shavings
and shook his wings to the light."
The Worker in Sandalwood, Marjorie Pickthall
Wednesday, December 24, 2014
Tuesday, December 23, 2014
|Twenty-fourth day of Advent|
Twas in the moon of wintertime
When all the birds had fled,
That mighty Gitchi Manitou
Sent angel choirs instead;
Before their light the stars grew dim,
And wandering hunters heard the hymn:
"Jesus your King is born, Jesus is born,
In excelsis gloria"
The Huron Carol
Monday, December 22, 2014
|Twenty-third day of Advent|
Finally, an English Robin. This one has come from the "Sleepyhead Feast", a party for the hibernating creatures, described in The Illustrated Fairy Gazette.
Sunday, December 21, 2014
Saturday, December 20, 2014
|Twenty-first day of Advent|
This is another ornament from Grandmother's Tree. Our tree is fully decorated now, laden from top to bottom with old favorites and some glossy newcomers.
"The tree is, as it is every year, more beautiful than they remembered"
Friday, December 19, 2014
|Twentieth day of Advent|
One small bird from The Illustrated Fairy Gazettes.
"This is the season of Goodness, Beauty and Truth, both in the Peaceful Realms and in the mortal world."
The Illustrated Fairy Gazette, A Christmas Celebration