Rituals for Lover Earth

Posted on Dec 10, 2009
Rituals for Lover Earth

The medicine man enters the outer vestibule of the sacred healing chamber. He dons the ceremonial vestments and performs the ritual ablutions, purifying himself for the healing ritual that is about to commence. Putting on identical masks, he and his acolytes enter the chamber, to which all others are forbidden entrance. The man they are […]

The Original Religion

Posted on Jul 10, 2008
The Original Religion

Within all religions today there is a common core, an inner spiritual transmission going back to the dawn of human consciousness, to a time when religion was not necessary. The original purpose of religion was to bring sacredness to life. Imagine a time (whether prehistorical or transhistorical) when human beings lived moment-to-moment in the presence […]

All Hallows’ Eve

Posted on Oct 30, 2006
All Hallows’ Eve

Once upon our time, our distant ancestors were animists who believed in the innate divinity of all things. Spirit was a property of matter, and all things possessed it: not just plants and animals  but also rocks, clouds, lakes, wind, places, and every natural thing and process. I said all things  possessed spirit, but that […]