Tag Archives: Summer Solstice

To Be is to Be Related

The entrance into traditional PaGaian Summer Solstice ceremony is with this initial part of the Breath Meditation:  Breathe deep, and sink into the weight of your body – feel Earth holding you. This is how She holds you – feel your weight, Earth holding you. With this same power Earth is held in orbit around […]

December Solstice EarthGaia 2022 CE

For the Southern Hemisphere December Solstice is the Summer peaking of the light part of the day, and the turn /return to the dark part of the annual cycle. Out of the fullness of light the seed of dark is born: henceforth it will grow. It may celebrate the fullness of being, and the pouring […]

Solstice @ EarthGaia June 2022 C.E.

Earth enters the Season of Solstice at this time in Her orbit around our Mother Sun. It is one of two Solstices for the year, the other being in December. For the Southern Hemisphere June Solstice is the magic of the fullness of the dark, the longest night of the year, and the turn/ return to the […]

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 […]

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.

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 […]

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 […]

Celebrate Summer Solstice: Decolonise the Mind

To celebrate Summer Solstice in Summer, and indeed the Wheel of Earth’s orbit around Sun, the Seasonal Moments as they express themselves in your region, is an act of decolonising the mind. It is to set your self free of imposed arbitrary calendar, imposed by colonisers who have had an agenda of what constitutes a […]

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 […]

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