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Solstice Season – Winter/Summer @ EarthGaia 2019 C.E.

Earth enters the Season of Solstice in our orbit around Mother Sun at this time: She/we are tilted either away from, or toward, Sun (depending on your hemisphere) to the furthest point at the moment of Solstice. For the Southern Hemisphere it is the Winter Solstice – the time of longest hours of dark. For the Northern […]

Cake for the Queen of Heaven and Earth

In the Winter Solstice Communion blessing as it has been done in PaGaian tradition, the participants, are named as “Cake for the Queen of Heaven and Earth”[1]: it is a reference from a biblical text (Jeremiah) where it is noted that the women are (still) baking cakes for the Queen of Heaven, Astarte[2]- it’s hard […]

We are Gift of Goddess-Mother Supernova

We are Gift of Tiamat – Goddess Mother supernova. Out of her stardust we are born. Carbon, hydrogen, oxygen, nitrogen, sulphur, phosphorus and trace elements. We are Gift of Tiamat – out of her stardust we are born[i]. Tiamat (which means Goddess Mother) is the name that Brian Swimme and Thomas Berry gave to the […]

Cosmic Silent Night for Winter Solstice

Written by Connie Barlow This Cosmic version of Silent Night has been a traditional part of PaGaian Winter Solstice ceremony for over a decade now, sung after the ceremonial lighting of the fire, and  announcement is made of our Origins.  For each verse, the first and last lines are always the same: FIRST LINE: Silent night. […]

December Solstice @ EarthGaia 2018 C.E.

This is the Season of Solstice, celebrated by many on the Planet; when Earth’s tilt leans both hemispheres, South and North, to the furthest point in relationship with Mother Sun, our Source of life and being. It is the Seasonal Moment when the hours of light or dark peak, come to fullness; and there is […]

June Solstice 2018 C.E.

Earth enters the Season of Solstice in our orbit around Mother Sun: She/we are tilted in both hemispheres to the furthest point; either away from, or toward, Sun – our source of life and energy. For the Southern Hemisphere it is the Winter Solstice – the time of longest hours of dark. For the Northern Hemisphere […]

The Solstices as a Pouring Forth – into Light or Dark

Winter Solstice ceremony is about celebrating the fullness of the dark, which involves at the same time the birthing of light. This fullness of dark may be understood as the fullness of emptiness, which many religious mystical traditions and poets have understood as a quality of emptiness: that is, that emptiness is full and sentient. […]

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