Category Seasonal Moments @ EarthGaia

Persephone’s Return or Departure?

Sometimes one can’t tell – is it a departure? or is it a return? It is often both – a return involves a departure. Persephone leaves one world to return to another; always it is so. Sometimes She is escaping miraculously from oppression of some kind, yet other times it seems She is simply making […]

Equinox @ EarthGaia September 2017 C.E.

The Seasonal Moment of Equinox @ EarthGaia comes around again at 20:02 UT on the 22nd September – the second for this Gregorian calendar year of 2017, and it is Spring in the Southern Hemisphere, Autumn in the Northern Hemisphere.  At my place East Coast Australia that is 6:02 on the 23rd September … and all global […]

Celebrating Seasons of the Goddess

“Celebrating Seasons of the Goddess restores the original vision of celebrating cultural and natural landmarks from the perspective of Goddess feminist activism. By taking such categories as time, seasons, nature and the female divine as a point of departure, this book brings modern minds out of patriarchal holiday conventions and invites the reader to join […]

Imbolc/Lammas @ EarthGaia, August 2017

In the Southern Hemisphere, we are entering the Season of the growing light celebrated as “Imbolc”/Early Spring: it is the first Seasonal Moment after Winter Solstice, the “cross-quarter” or meridian point between Solstice and Spring Equinox. In the North of the Planet it is the Season of the growing dark, celebrated as Lammas/Lughnasad: the first […]

We Are Cosmic Dynamics

At the Solstices, in traditional PaGaian ceremony, we recognize and recall the sacred space (that is, in traditional Pagan language, “call the directions”), with recognition that we are Cosmic Dynamics of the elements, as poetically inspired by cosmologist Brian Thomas Swimme’s perception of water, fire, earth and air.[1] This recalling, and “creating of sacred space” […]

June Solstice @ EarthGaia 2017 C.E.

It is the Season of Solstice, when Earth’s tilt leans both hemispheres, South and North, to the furthest point in relationship with Mother Sun, our Source of life and being. Thus the hours of dark or light peak, come to fullness; and there is a turning, a re-turning, to the other again. Solstice may be […]

Samhain/Beltaine Moment EarthGaia May 2017 C.E.

On May 5th at 7:28 UT EarthGaia, as we may name our Planet, crosses the midpoint in Her orbit between Equinox and Solstice. In the Southern Hemisphere it is the Season of Samhain/Deep Autumn – in the darkest quarter of the year, moving into Winter. In the Northern Hemisphere it is the Season of Beltaine/High Spring […]

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