Tag Archives: Glenys Livingstone

December Solstice – Summer/Winter 2021C.E.

The Season of Solstice celebrates the sacred Moment when Earth’s tilt leans both hemispheres, South and North, to the furthest point in relationship with Mother Sun: it is the Seasonal Moment when the hours of light or dark peak, come to fullness, and there is a turning, a re-turning, to the other again. Solstice may […]

Attending to Summer Solstice Poetry

In the Southern Hemisphere, the Poetry of Summer Solstice is particularly ignored because at this Seasonal Moment, mainstream is celebrating Christmas, which is really a Winter Solstice thing appropriated by Christian faith long ago, and now appropriated by the capitalist consumer faith. Frequently even in Southern Hemisphere Pagan circles, where Summer Solstice is celebrated, the […]

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 […]

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 […]

Beauty “to die for”

As I gaze upon my Imbolc decorations and enjoy their beauty, and I remember the beauty of new young ones … easily seen in my grandchildren and all other gorgeous baby beings. The expression comes to mind: it is a “beauty to die for!” And so we do!  We will pass on to make room for […]

Imbolc/Lammas Season @ EarthGaia 2021 C.E.

Earth makes Her post-Solstice transition at this time in our/Her annual orbit, which is Her/our everyday sacred journey: no need to go anywhere! In the Southern Hemisphere it is the season of the waxing light, post-Winter Solstice; and in the Northern Hemisphere it is the season of the waxing dark, post-Summer Solstice. We as Earth […]

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