O see the sunAt midnight's toll;Set stone on stoneIn barren soil.Earth turns toward darkness now,And death seems all our fate --Yet every end knows howBeginning lies in wait. Above shall ring the songOf love's eternal birth;Below, build safe and strongA home for peace on earth.The sun's sure glowIn deepest nightWeaves through our woeDivine delight. (A … Continue reading Christmas


When I lived in a community caring for adults with developmental disabilities, we had an annual Halloween party to which we invited people from other similar communities and homes in the area. It was always great fun to dress up, dance, and eat unhealthy treats -- a throwback to the slightly transgressive holiday of my … Continue reading Masks

A new look

As a birthday present to myself this month, I ordered some new post graphics to update the look of Entering the Enchanted Castle. In the new year I plan to close down my other blog The Emerald City Book Review and move my other blogging activity, including book reviews and discussions, over here, so I … Continue reading A new look