In just a few hours I will be on a plane taking me back to the country where I was born, and where I grew up. I haven’t been back for more than a decade and I’ve missed it terribly. But now that I’m actually going back I find that I’m a little afraid. It… Continue reading 23rd December 2015
I’m dreading the solstice. I’m not supposed to feel that way, I know. It’s meant to be a time of celebration; we’re meant to be glad about the reborn sun, the returning light. We’re supposed to be happy, and I’m not. I love the time between Samhain and the solstice; it feeds my need for… Continue reading Solstice
Come on up what are you waiting for? You are willing, and I am able to take your load, your heavy load. I am stronger than the beasts of this land, I have a softer touch than any human hand.
In your mind’s eye see Cernunnos. No, younger than that. Younger still. See Him before time etched its wisdom into His face, before the long exile of the gods by the one god. When the world was full of his brothers and sisters, when they could be found in every river and stream, every mountain… Continue reading Cernunnos and the Starry Lady
Every now and then I get it into my head that my spiritual practice isn’t enough, that the things I do for and with Cernunnos are insufficient. Other people would do more, I think. Better people would do more. I am always trying to be better. Mostly I try to be better for His sake,… Continue reading Back to basics
The first half of this is very Cernunnos 🙂
You will find Me. You will look for Me in still days, in howling winds, in pouring rain and thundering storms. You will look for Me in smiles, in tears, in screaming anger and shuddering fear. You will look for Me under the shelter of the oak tree, in the heights of the pine, in… Continue reading