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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 […]

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 […]

A Summer Solstice Reading from PaGaian Cosmology

When asked to read something for Summer Solstice for her Open Heart Spiritual Center, former student of PaGaian Cosmology (2012-2013) Margaret Lee chose to read a segment from the book PaGaian Cosmology. Margaret read the section on Summer Solstice/Litha in Chapter 5 (p. 145-146). Her partner Matthew Lee put it on YouTube.

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