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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 […]

O Mother Sun

( … for the Solstices in particular) O Mother Sun       who is with me       wherever I am. … May I always remember       your presence surging through my nerve fibres breathing in my body. Present in the forms all around me. … May I remember to be gracious For Thine is the planet. […]

June Solstice – Winter/Summer @ EarthGaia 2020

This is the time of year when Earth enters the Season of Solstice (one of two for the year) in Her orbit around Mother Sun. For the Southern Hemisphere June Solstice is the magic of the peaking of the dark part of the day, and the turn/ return to lengthening light out of that fullness: it may […]

Mother and Child: Her Eternal Cosmogenesis

This image is from Ur 4000 – 3500 B.C.E., and Adele Getty says in her book Goddess: Mother of Living Nature:”… this Babylonian Goddess presents an ancient and haunting image of the sacred mother. Holding her child to her breast, she stands upright like Tiamat, the dragon woman, naked except for her magic belt of […]

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 […]

We are the Ancestors: May We be Interesting Food

Our present lives are formed by all who came before us. We are in-formed by them, whether conscious or not. In PaGaian Samhain ceremony as it has been done traditionally, participants are invited to remember the ancestors in this way: Let us remember our ancestors, those who have gone before, whose lives have been harvested, […]

Samhain/Beltaine Moment @ EarthGaia May 2020

As our planet Earth, and we Her inhabitants, orbit Mother Sun in our everyday sacred journey[1], we move into the Seasonal Moment of Samhain/Beltaine, the cross-quarter between Equinox and Solstice: that is, into Deep Autumn towards the Winter Solstice in the Southern Hemisphere, and into High Spring towards the Summer Solstice in the Northern Hemisphere. The […]

Threads of Gold in the Compost

There are threads of gold in the compost, if one has the vision for it. And we may take the golden thread, exclaim the strongest natural fibre known – our creative selves, our imaginations – for the building of a new world made sacred, of our conceiving: yet beyond our knowings, across the vast Darkness between […]

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 […]

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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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ANCESTRAL FOOD. HERBAL WISDOM. MAGICAL COOKERY. SEASONAL CELEBRATION.

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