Wandering through Wales

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This weekend the Silent Eye visits Wales for our Whispers in the West weekend. We will be exploring the ancient sites around St David’s, where the old tradition of Celtic Christianity had a heart, where the Fae still haunt the stones of burial chambers and the wells are holy and healing.

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It is a beautiful landscape and we will be guided by one of our Companions who loves the place dearly, sharing the peace and the green places that have touched the hearts of our ancestors from all the spiritual traditions that have flowered in these lands.

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Regardless of the thread of faith or belief that has guided the hand of the architects, and in spite of the various stories which led them to carve in earth, stone and wood their symbols of sacredness, behind each of them lies the land itself and it is in the landscape of a country, in its hills and valleys, woods and trees, that we see that awe that first made man turn his eyes inwards and upwards in search of the eldest Architect of Beauty.

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10 thoughts on “Wandering through Wales

  1. We think of Celtic Christianity as being something ancient, but of course the really ancient thing is the landscape itself. It’s a beautiful place too, but the looks of things, in a rugged sort of way.

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