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Infinite Generosity

One of my favourite stories is in this telling of a conversation between cosmologist/physicist Brian Swimme and geologian/cultural historian Thomas Berry: On another occasion, Brian was passionately telling Thomas, over a cup of coffee in a café, that he had figured out the source of the problem in industrial society and what needed to be […]

PaGaian Cosmology Course 2020 CE

The PaGaian Cosmology course for the Northern Hemisphere will begin with the coming of Autumn there: usually with the Introduction anytime in September, and Samhain/Deep Autumn material sent out in early-mid October. … The year-long on-line course is for the novice or the experienced: it is a pattern of Creativity that can be applied by […]

PaGaian Cosmology Preface

The term “PaGaian” requires some explanation: it expresses a reclaiming of the term “Pagan” as meaning a person who dwells in “country”, yet with “Gaian” spliced in, it expresses a renewed and contemporary understanding of that “country”. “Gaia” is a name for humanity’s Habitat, an ancient yet new name, which I understand to include whole […]

A Story of Origins: ever present and unfolding

We, all who live on this Earth, are gift of the ancient Star exploding as supernova, which(who) gave birth to our Solar system, our Sun and Her planets. Our planet Earth was/is in the Goldilocks location of “just right”, and also had the Goldilocks size of “just right”: all enabling a balance of cosmic dynamics […]

(Poem) REFRACTIONS

camped on the frontier of my life, pregnant with the future I am comforted by you star fixed in my sky think of your courage a knife being born in your belly you fear a painful birth … for the world does not yet contain the contours of our sharp new selves we had known […]

Review of Danica Anderson’s Blood and Honey book

… The methods applied and described by Danica Anderson, the author, in this beautifully presented book, may provide a model for approach to healing deep trauma, which is becoming more common on a global scale in these times. The method primarily begins with “bearing witness”: most chapters begin with the paragraph heading “When and Where […]

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 […]

A PaGaian Breath Meditation

(from Chapter 8 PaGaian Cosmology) Going within for the moment and becoming aware of your breath,  feeling this cycle within. With your imagination, remember all the breathing happening right now on the planet – feel/sense it with each breath.  The entire planet is breathing. Remember the constant dawning and setting of the Sun – happening […]

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Blog posts/essays & photos by William A. Young, linking travel, hiking, mythology, and some associated odds-and-ends

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