Tag Archives: Seasonal Moments

Solstice – Winter/Summer June 2021 C.E.

Earth enters the Season of Solstice at this time in Her orbit around Mother Sun. In the Southern Hemisphere it is the Winter Solstice: the lengthening dark part of the day will peak and there will be the turn/ return to the growing light out of that fullness of darkness. It is a Moment for celebrating the […]

Samhain/Beltaine Moment @ EarthGaia May 2021

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

Held in the Creativity of Her Seasonal Wheel

Sitting within my circle of stones, facing the North resting in what it represents for me: which is the Seasonal Moments as I have celebrated them for decades, and the entire story of the Universe in fact … all that has come into being to my right in the light part of the cycle, and […]

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 […]

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 […]

December Solstice – Summer/Winter 2019 C.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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

PaGaian Cosmology Course

Starting now for the Northern Hemisphere Autumn: “… This year-long course is suitable for both the novice and the experienced. It is offered as a ceremonial journey into the Creativity of the Cosmos as it is expressed in the Seasonal Moments of our Planet, in your particular place, and with Goddess metaphor. The Triple Spiral motif […]

MoonCourt: Goddess Ceremonial Space

  “MoonCourt is dedicated ceremonial space created for the celebration of Her Creativity, as this manifests in the Seasonal Moments, which are holy days of Earth, points of transition marking Earth’s orbit around our mother Sun. MoonCourt as it has been named, is sacred space for celebrating Earth’s everyday sacred journey, our everyday pilgrimage – […]

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