Tag Archives: Imbolc

Lammas/Imbolc @ EarthGaia 2022 C.E.

With the passing of Solstice Season our Planet enters into the waxing dark Seasons in the Southern Hemisphere and the waxing light Seasons in the Northern Hemisphere. The first of the transition Moments are frequently named in Old European tradition as Lammas and Imbolc respectively. We as Earth cross the midpoint (the “cross-quarter”) between Solstice […]

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 […]

Lammas/Imbolc Moment @ EarthGaia Feb 2021 C.E.

At this time in Earth’s annual orbit, which is our everyday sacred journey, Earth makes the post-Solstice transition, crossing the midpoint (the “cross-quarter”) between Solstice and Equinox on February 3rd at 14:40 UTC (“Universal Time” as it is named). All planetary times for this Moment may be found at archaeoastronomy.com. In the Southern Hemisphere it is […]

Imbolc/Lammas Season@ EarthGaia 2020 C.E.

At this time in Earth’s annual orbit, which is our everyday sacred journey (no need to go anywhere), Earth makes the post-Solstice transition. 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 […]

Celebrating and Invoking the Young One: the Future

As the first ceremonial marking of the growing light after Winter Solstice, Imbolc/Early Spring is a particular moment when the Young One within all may be celebrated; and dedication to this Young One may be made. As Earth’s tilt takes this region of the Planet back towards the Sun, we may celebrate and commit to […]

Lammas/Imbolc Season Feb 2020 C.E.

In the Southern Hemisphere it is the season of the waxing dark, post-Summer Solstice; and in the Northern Hemisphere it is the season of the waxing light, post-Winter Solstice.  At this time in Earth’s annual orbit, which is our everyday sacred journey, Earth makes the post-Solstice transition, crossing the midpoint (the “cross-quarter”) between Solstice and […]

Imbolc/Lammas Season @ EarthGaia

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. At this time in Earth’s annual orbit, which is our everyday sacred journey, Earth makes the post-Solstice transition, crossing the midpoint (the “cross-quarter”) between Solstice and […]

Lammas/Imbolc @ EarthGaia 2019 C.E.

In the Southern Hemisphere it is the season of the waxing dark, post-Summer Solstice; and in the Northern Hemisphere it is the season of the waxing light, post-Winter Solstice.  At this time in Earth’s annual orbit, which is our everyday sacred journey, Earth makes the post-Solstice transition, crossing the midpoint (the “cross-quarter”) between Solstice and […]

The Sea of Generosity

“Take a deep breath, and as you let the breath go, follow it down to the Space before your next breath. Imagine this Space, this Emptiness, as the Sea of Generosity … from which All springs forth. Feel the Urge of Creation springing forth – as the Urge to Breathe arises. Imagine this breath as […]

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