Tag Archives: Samhain

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 […]

Beltaine/Samhain Moment @ EarthGaia

In our everyday sacred journey around Mother Sun – the “Turas”[i]of our planet Earth – our orbit moves us into the Seasonal Moment of Beltaine/Samhain: the cross-quarter Moment/Season between Equinox (Spring S.H./Autumn N.H.) and Solstice (Summer S.H./Winter N.H.): that Moment will be at is 17:14 “Universal Time” on the 7th November … that’s November 8th 3:14 AEDT Australia […]

The Passing of Last Summer’s Growth

  The ‘passing of last Summer’s growth’ may be a metaphor for the passing of all/any that has come to fullness of being, or that has had a fullness, a blossoming of some kind and borne fruit, which has been received: and it may be in hearts and minds, an event or events, that were […]

Samhain/Beltaine Moment @ EarthGaia May 2019

At this time, 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 – into Deep Autumn towards the Winter Solstice/Gateway in the Southern Hemisphere, and into High Spring towards the Summer Solstice/Gateway in the […]

A Poem for the Dark Seasons

CRONE Sliding into the Old One’s merciful Darkness –   into Her unknown blanking out of previous understandings It is an act of mercy It is an act of love.   She covers me with her  Darkness   The blood that fills this space, this Womb is not for death it is for life.   Drawing […]

Beltaine/Samhain Moment @ EarthGaia

On November 7th at 11:18 UT EarthGaia, our Planet, crosses the midpoint in Her orbit between an Equinox and Solstice. In the Southern Hemisphere it is the Season of Beltaine/High Spring – in the lightest quarter of the year, moving into Summer. In the Northern Hemisphere it is the Season of Samhain/Deep Autumn – in the darkest […]

Song of Hecate

a perfect Samhain contemplation by Bridget McKern 1993 (to be read uproariously) let birds out of cages! let bitches bitch! and dogs be dogs screech and moan to the moon let crows de-feet the plastic surgeons and cry “faarck” to the open sky we will have age in all her beauty. rivers of tears and […]

Samhain/Beltaine Moment @ EarthGaia May 2018

In our everyday sacred journey around Mother Sun – the “Turas”[i] of our Planet Earth – our orbit is moving us towards the Seasonal Moment of Samhain/Beltaine: the cross-quarter between Equinox and Solstice – further into Autumn towards Winter in the Southern Hemisphere, and further into Spring towards Summer in the Northern Hemisphere. The Moment […]

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