Category Beltaine/High Spring

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Eyes of Goddess

… the Eyes of Goddess … we walk between Her eyes in Beltaine ceremony, to be seen by Her. To be seen by Her is healing, wholing, restoring … as opposed to the patriarchal gaze that judges, evaluates, diminishes. In these recent times (this era) the act of seeing has commonly become an act of […]

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Beltaine/Samhain @ EarthGaia November 2016

In our everyday sacred journey around Mother Sun – the “Turas”[i] of our Planet Earth – our orbit is now moving us into the Seasonal Moment of Beltaine/Samhain: the cross-quarter between Equinox (Spring S.H./Autumn N.H.) and Solstice (Summer S.H./Winter N.H.): that Moment will be at is 23:42 “Universal Time” on the 7th November … that’s November 8th 9:42 EST Australia – […]

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Seeing Her Land: the Twin Fires of Beltaine

Once cast from the sun, light streams onto planet Earth like liquid. It freely enters us as both photon and wave. In daylight, we ingest billions of photons during every open-eyed moment. As waves, light vibrates into us. It is transduced, within several layers of retinal tissue, into electrobiochemical pulses surging deeply into the tissue […]

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Becoming Beauty to Ignite Beauty

 … we become beauty to ignite the beauty of others: so it is with all the allurements of life. Brian Swimme The Universe is a Green Dragon (1984, p. 79)   This seems to me to be a good purpose for the path … a Beltaine/Summer Solstice reflection as I walked this morning. P.S. I watched […]

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Creativity of Beltaine Moment

Beltaine is commonly understood in recent times to be a celebration of sexuality, and frequently in particular heterosexuality … but this is a simple reduction, and only one of the valencies of a deeper significance of the Seasonal Moment, which is the extant creativity of Sun and Moon in relationship, with Earth. The notable and […]

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Desire, the Universe and Earth-Sun Creativity

For Beltaine (S.H.) especially, and the celebration of Holy Desire/Allurement “We awake to a universe permeated with allurement, and our most primal desire is to become this allurement.” (Brian Swimme, The Universe is a Green Dragon, p.55) ” This bonding is the perdurable fact of the universe and happens primievally in each fresh instant, a […]

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More on Holy Desire

Our desire, our longing, is the Beloved, is the Universe, desiring in us. (PaGaian Beltaine script 2013) Brian Swimme says: “I didn’t make up this desire: it is the Universe desiring in me.” and “Where does the Universe experience its ultimate desire?” … “within any particular.” (somewhere in Canticle to the Cosmos) We are united […]

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