Tag Archives: Demeter

Organic Innocence and Autumn Mysteries

Autumn Equinox Season is frequently named as “Mabon”, and even though I consistently celebrate this Seasonal Moment in the tradition of the Mysteries of Demeter and Persephone, I too have named it thus – as “Mabon”.[1] ”Mabon” is a name from the Celtic tradition, and it is the name of the Son of Modron, the […]

Autumn Equinox – Thanksgiving and Grieving

In the traditional Autumn Equinox ceremony here, it is said: “In our part of Earth, the balance is tipping into the dark. Feel the shift within you, see in your mind’s eye the descent ahead, the darkness growing, remember the coolness of it. This is the time when we give thanks for our harvests – […]

(Seasonal essay) Spring Equinox Southern Hemisphere September 2013 by Glenys Livingstone Ph.D.

(Seasonal essay) Spring Equinox Southern Hemisphere September 2013 by Glenys Livingstone Ph.D..

Demeter @ Spring Equinox

The story of Old tells us that Persephone beloved Daughter, returns from Her journey to the Underworld. Demeter, the Mother, stretches out Her arms – to receive and rejoice. The beloved One, the Lost One, returns with new Wisdom from the depths.[1] In the Spring Equinox ceremonial Poetry, as I have written it, I have […]

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