Category Archives: Spirituality

The speed of honey

“Ten easy steps to open your psychic senses.” “How to become spiritually aware with five simple tricks.” “ Five keys to unlock your spiritual potential.” The stuff just kept on appearing in odd places and, every time it did, I … Continue reading

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Shaping the world

Back in the earliest days when mankind had his beginnings, it was the land and our response to it that had shaped us. It has been suggested that it was the long grass that caused us first to stand on … Continue reading

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Lord of the Deep: Death of the self…?

* ‘…When Anu heard this, he called for the Bull of Heaven, And handed its nose rope to the Princess Ishtar. Ishtar led the Bull of Heaven down to earth. * When the Bull of Heaven snorts on the earth, … Continue reading

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The magic of the moment

There was no way to tell what kind of a morning it would be… except that it had turned cold. Yesterday’s sunshine had been a feint, designed to instil a false sense of security and the rain had a suspicious … Continue reading

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Full Circle: Sunset

After our recent workshop in Cumbria, we took the last of our companions back to Castlerigg for the sunset. It would be our third visit of the day…and three is a magical number. The three gentlemen who had been there … Continue reading

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Full Circle: The final curtain…

On most of our workshop weekends, we offer a ‘greeting of the dawn’ at one of the ancient sites. The winter workshops are perfect for this as the sun rises so much later, but as we are at the mercy … Continue reading

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Full Circle: Spiral dance

We squelched through the mud at the gateway to the field, following the fence down to a tiny stone circle that is unknown to most casual visitors. Just a third of a mile from its big sister, the tiny cairn … Continue reading

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Full Circle: Sooth-saying

We had not far to go to our next site. Just a short distance away from Arthur’s Round Table and the remains of the Little Round Table is yet a third monument, Mayburgh Henge. Along with the now-destroyed stone circle … Continue reading

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Two for the Solstice ~ Barbara Walsh and Steve Taham

Two poems for the coming Solstice. The first is The Iron Hand from Barbara Walsh, who is in the process of establishing her own WordPress site: The Iron Hand The iron-hard earth imprisons life below Cold darkness, gripping life that … Continue reading

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Being Beyond Seeing…

* One of the ‘hardy perennials’ on many of our workshops is the thorny problem of intent. Thorny because much of what we now see may not have been originally intended by the erstwhile perpetrator or perpetrators, yet some of … Continue reading

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