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There’s COAL In That There MINE August 17, 2010

Posted by nrhatch in Gratitude, Magick & Mystery, Mindfulness, Nature, People.

Just as the blackest COAL transforms into brilliant  diamonds over time, we can transform ourselves into the Spiritual Jewels we are at the core.

Finding our essence may take a bit of soul-searching and excavating, but we are all diamonds in the rough. 

As we let go of Ego concerns, and wash off the accumulated debris and detritus, our inner light shines forth brighter than the stars in the night sky.

Eventually, we realize it’s not just COAL in the MINE . . . it’s gold!

To see the transformative magic of alchemy at work, try a word game!   

In FUN with WORDS, I tossed out a few doublet challenges for you from the Guinness Book of Words. 

Here’s a solution to #6:  from COAL to MINE:


Did you have this solution?

A different one?

A shorter one?

Please share your solution below. 

More alchemy and transformation on the way!


1. cindy - August 17, 2010

Thank you Nancy.

nrhatch - August 17, 2010

You are welcome!

I probably should have included a link to Shine On You Crazy Diamond! : )

Maybe I’ll add one later.

2. Naomi - August 17, 2010

Lovely analogy, Nancy!

nrhatch - August 17, 2010

Shine on you crazy diamond! : )

3. souldipper - August 17, 2010

Hey Nance, I have to stay away from these challenges because I can loose all aspects of time. But I could not resist this one. You said, “Eventually, we realize it’s not just COAL in the MINE . . . it’s gold! So here we go:


Back to my disciplines! 🙂

nrhatch - August 17, 2010

Excellent! Thanks, Amy.

Like you, I can lose all track of time while playing with words.

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