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My Name is Medusa: Read by Glenys Livingstone

Glenys Livingstone reads her beautiful children’s book about Medusa. For more information and to buy the book My Name is Medusa “What might be the consequences of changing our minds sufficiently, so that Medusa for instance, can be comprehended as metaphor for Divine Wisdom? Many scholars contend She once was understood this way. What might […]

Earth’s Desire by Thomas Berry

… as we may contemplate the Cosmic Power of Desire, particularly in the Season of Beltaine, which it is in the Southern Hemisphere currently, we may consider … Thomas Berry – Geologian, cultural historian. 1914 – 2009

Beltaine/Samhain @ EarthGaia November 2021

As our planet Earth, and we Her inhabitants, orbit Mother Sun in our everyday sacred journey[1], we move into the Seasonal Moment of Beltaine/Samhain (as it is named in Western Indigenous tradition). It is the cross-quarter transition between Equinox and Solstice: that is, into High Spring towards the Summer Solstice in the Southern Hemisphere, and […]

Seeing the Apple Isle

It is the role of the Priestess to part the mists, to enable vision of the “Apple Isle”, which is a name for the realm of true knowledge: the hidden depths of every present moment. It is a knowledge of the hidden depths of the self, other and all – in deep time and space. […]

The Poiesis of Celebrating Earth’s Seasonal Moments

by Glenys Livingstone Ph.D. Amongst Celtic peoples, the capacity to speak poetically was a divine attribute, regarded as a transformative power of the Deity, who was named by those peoples as the Great Goddess Brigid: She was a poet, a Matron of Poetry (along with her capacities of smithcraft and healing). And at Delphi in […]

Equinox @ EarthGaia September 2021 C.E.

The Seasonal Moment of Equinox @ EarthGaia, as our Planet may be named[1], will occur at 19:21 UTC September 22nd (that’s “Universal Time” as it is named – measured at Greenwich England). Equinox is a Moment of balance of dark and light for the Planet. From this moment, the Southern Hemisphere will tip into increasing dominance of […]

PaGaian Cosmology Course 2021 -2022

The PaGaian Cosmology course for the Northern Hemisphere begins with the coming of Autumn there: with the Introduction material sent anytime in September, and then Samhain/Deep Autumn material sent out in early-mid October. Students may set their own pace within alignment to the Seasonal transitions. … The year-long on-line course is suitable for the novice […]

Permeated with Moon Presence

“When you look at the moon, you are absorbing the moon just as the ocean absorbs minerals … your particles are new in the sense that they have absorbed something from the photons and entered a new state of being. … This means that when you stand in the presence of the moon, you become a […]

Samhain/Beltaine Moment @ EarthGaia May 2021

As our planet Earth, and we Her inhabitants, orbit Mother Sun in our everyday sacred journey[i], we move into the Seasonal Moment of Samhain/Beltaine, the cross-quarter between Equinox and Solstice: that is, in the Southern Hemisphere into Deep Autumn towards the Winter Solstice, and in the Northern Hemisphere into High Spring towards the Summer Solstice. […]

The Girl Returns, with a Cosmology

The title of this essay is in response to a long story written by the author some decades ago entitled The Way the Cosmos was for a Girl.  I am inspired in this writing by Jean Houston’s description of three layers/realms of the self. Her version is: (i) historic, factual, biological – “This is Me“: […]

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