We learn from Our Mother…the Earth, from the weather, from the elements, the animals, the stones, the seasons, the trees and all manner of living and breathing things, as well as the inanimate. They have much to tell us, much to share. But we must learn the language of the Earth and her inhabitants, we must resonate with them to understand.
hey guys; sorry for all the spam. I am just taking all my witchy/goddess/pagan posts from my real blog.. hippiewitch. i posted allot of witchy stuff to that blog before i made this one. So i am cleaning that one up a bit.
Thanks for understanding and again sorry for so many posts all at once.
“Oh Goddess, Source of Gods and Mortals,
All-Fertile, All-Destroying Gaia,
Mother of All, Who brings forth the bounteous fruits and flowers,
All variety, Maiden who anchors the eternal world in our own,
Immortal, Blessed, crowned with every grace,
Deep bosomed Earth, sweet plains and fields fragrant grasses in the nurturing rains,
Around you fly the beauteous stars, eternal and divine,
Come, Blessed Goddess, and hear the prayers of Your children,
And make the increase of the fruits and grains your constant care,
With the fertile seasons Your handmaidens,
Draw near, and bless your supplicants.”—Orphic Hym to Gaia
“Now the Earth is a witch, and the men still burn her, striping her down with their mining and the poisons of their war. Still to us the Earth is a healer, a teacher, a Mother. A weaver of our web of life, which keeps us all alive. She gives is the vision to see through the chaos, she gives us the courage, it is our will to survive.”—Burning Times
“You do not have to be born on halloween to be a witch. You do not have to have a 5pointed star in the lines of your hand to be a witch…….witches are ordinary people who have found the right religion for themselves.”—Raymond Buckland
North: Elements of the North; We thank you so much for being with us today may your essence of the nourishing earth stay with us in the following weeks. Go if you must, stay if you will. Hail and Farewell.
South: Elements of the South, we thank you so much for being…
The concept of a Tree of Life as a many-branched tree illustrating the idea that all life on earth is related has been used in science, religion, philosophy, and mythology. The Tree of Knowledge, connecting heaven and the underworld, and the Tree of Life, connecting all forms of creation, are…