Author Archives: Glenys D. Livingstone

Equinox – Autumn/Spring @ EarthGaia March 2020

As our EarthGaia orbits around Mother Sun, the Seasonal Moment of Equinox occurs at 3:50 UT on March 20th. It is the first Equinox for this Gregorian calendar year of 2020, and it is Autumn in the Southern Hemisphere, Spring in the Northern Hemisphere.  You can see a model of Earth’s orbit here, and also […]

PaGaian Cosmology Course

The PaGaian Cosmology course is about to begin for the Southern Hemisphere, with the coming of Autumn.It is: A Celebration of Goddess and Cosmogenesis in the Wheel of the Year … for the experienced or the novice: the course may expand your perspective and poetic/ceremonial  expression of Earth’s Seasonal Creativity, or it may serve to help […]

Restoring Her as Creative Triplicity: part 2, Place of Being By Glenys Livingstone Ph.D.

This essay is the second part in a series of edited excerpts from Chapter 3 of the author’s book, PaGaian Cosmology: Re-inventing Earth-based Goddess Religion. Author’s note: In this three part series of essays I continue to use the terms “Virgin, Mother, and Crone” as names for the qualities of the Triple Goddess, whom many have loved […]

We Live in a Sentient Cosmos

We live in a sentient Cosmos. That is the premise of much of the Seasonal ceremonial celebration as it is done in the PaGaian tradition, the ceremonial marking of Her creative cycle: that is, with the understanding that ceremony is a conversation, a relationship with One who hears, as we listen also. This Cosmos is […]

Lammas/Imbolc Season Feb 2020 C.E.

In the Southern Hemisphere it is the season of the waxing dark, post-Summer Solstice; and in the Northern Hemisphere it is the season of the waxing light, post-Winter Solstice.  At this time in Earth’s annual orbit, which is our everyday sacred journey, Earth makes the post-Solstice transition, crossing the midpoint (the “cross-quarter”) between Solstice and […]

Lammas Breath Meditation

… from PaGaian Cosmology Lammas/Late Summer ceremony: “Breathe this breath that is yours, as if it were your first … do you remember that it was so? Breathe this breath that is yours, as if it were your last … do you remember that it will be so? Breathe it now, this breath that is […]

As we turn towards the Dark: the Season of Lammas

After the peaking of Summer Solstice, there is the turn into the dark. Traditionally in Pagan circles, where this Seasonal transition is celebrated as “Lughnasad”, a straw man is burned, representing the passing of the fulfillment of Summer: all is given over, the harvest of the light part of the cycle is set, as the […]

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