Seeing with a Glittering Eye

The glittering eye seems to be the same inner eye that sees the Fae, observes a pulsating light that flits across the garden and swears the factory across the street is a bizarre mirage hiding deep Indiana forest filled with laughing fauns. (Not the w kind either, the magical ones…). To cultivate the glittering eye, it helps to retreat from those who insist upon their “normal” vision. A world without magic is a sorry world, indeed, but when the world glitters ….ah, such beauty everywhere!

A Druid Way

The inspirational email from OBOD for this week reads:

And above all, watch with glittering eyes the whole world around you because the greatest secrets are always hidden in the most unlikely places. Those who don’t believe in magic will never find it. — Roald Dahl

OK Roald, what are you saying? I’ll walk some of the way with you because of your magic. After all, it’s almost part of the definition that creative people have felt it, and pass along a hint of it, even as it slips between their fingers. But wait — belief comes first, and thenmagic? Seeing is believing, we’ve been told; believing is seeing. But what’s a glittering eye? Well, it seems it’s a useful technique.

Sometimes the world demands it of us — it’s the only option if we want to see at all.

On our return car trip from a Chicago wedding last weekend, we…

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4 responses to this post.

  1. Sharing. Can never have too much Magick!!!

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  2. Agreed!

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  3. Posted by Nikkoale on July 22, 2016 at 2:23 am

    ❤ No glitter today, but much magic… first a young bobcat went through the back yard, then a turkey taking much the same path, then a coyote a little farther afield, and the day ended with a doe aglow from the light of the setting Sun in the yard behind the barn.

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  4. Posted by Sky on July 22, 2016 at 4:14 am

    Here’s to having glittering eyes!

    Sky

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