Stone # 9 aros


For A River of Stones
http://ariverofstones.blogspot.com/

While reading this past week,
I found a new word:
Adytum.
It means:

1. (in ancient worship) a sacred place
that the public was forbidden to enter;
an inner shrine.

2. the most sacred or reserved part
of any place of worship.

And I know that I have found
another word for Soul.

Elizabeth Crawford  1/9/11  (and the Dictionary)

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Loves words and language. Dances on paper to her own inner music. Loves to share and keeps several blogs to facilitate that. They can be found here: https://1sojournal.wordpress.com/ http://soulsmusic.wordpress.com/ http://claudetteellinger.wordpress.com/
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8 Responses to Stone # 9 aros

  1. Thank you so much for sharing the new word! What a beautiful word!

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  2. Margo Roby says:

    How utterly lovely and how well it works as a poem.

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  3. 1sojournal says:

    I wasn’t sure it would, but it did. As I said to you, I’ve been thinking a lot about ‘found stones,’ bright gems we find in other peoples words. This may be just a whisper of something else,

    Elizabeth

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  4. vivinfrance says:

    I like the sense of an inner private place that your word gives me.

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  5. 1sojournal says:

    That’s exactly what hit me as well, when I looked it up. Thanks Viv,

    Elizabeth

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