Our world faces a time of uncertainty. Fear, and a violence of word and body, are spreading like a canker across the face of nations. Adding our voice and the force of our will to the battles that rage and seethe does little but add to the confusion. Finding peace within ourselves as individuals and living with kindness and compassion seems the only way in which to answer the need of our human family.
We, who gathered in Derbyshire from places far apart, are too few to change the fate of nations, but we can and do change the world with every choice that we make. All growth starts from a single point, but we are not alone. There are many across the globe working in the both the outer and inner realms towards that peace and healing.
In an echo of an earlier ritual at one of the stone circles on the moors, we chose to work with gemstones this weekend. Through meditation and visualisation, we added our intent to the web of light that is being woven by many, all across the world, in a spirit of peace and healing. To symbolise our intent, we used tiny gemstones… natural crystals… as seeds. They, like each of us, are small and insignificant… all different, each unique. They hold no magical power to change the world save that with which our dedication imbues them.
Symbols are powerful things and may wordlessly touch something that goes beyond words. Focussing our intent upon these stones and ritually planting them at sacred sites around the world as an act of magical intent in which we ask you to join with us…
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