Imbolc, Candlemas & St Brigid – A Song of New Hope

The Winter is passing by, the dawn of a new Spring is upon us. Now is the time of the agricultural celebration of Imbolc, which means “in the belly”. Imbolc marks the start of Spring where the fecundity of life is about to be made manifest. As darkness ebbs and light once more flows into our land, Imbolc … More Imbolc, Candlemas & St Brigid – A Song of New Hope

Beware what you Share – How Changed Facebook Shared Posts May Ruin Your Reputation.

This isn’t a “Green Christian” post today, it’s something which has been bugging me for a few months now, ever since I joined a particular Facebook group for Christians, and has recently shown me that it’s very easy for people to infiltrate a group, get their “nice” images shared, and then, if these are characters who … More Beware what you Share – How Changed Facebook Shared Posts May Ruin Your Reputation.

The “Deep Green” Christian’s Winter Solstice

The Winter Solstice is upon us! The sun has ventured down to the lowest point in the sky, bringing with him the shortest day and the longest of nights. It doesn’t get any darker than this. Ever since the Autumn Equinox back last September, the balance of power between the light and the dark has been in … More The “Deep Green” Christian’s Winter Solstice

The Christian Celebration of Halloween

Am I a Heretic? Before I go on, I know what a lot of you may be thinking at this time… “Christians celebrating Halloween? That’s so wrong! So very wrong!”, or worse, “You’re celebrating the Devil’s day? You can’t be a Christian – you’re an apostate / a ‘condescending horse’s rectum’!” Seriously, that last bit are the … More The Christian Celebration of Halloween

Plants Meditation – 12. Yew

 Plants Meditation Image: Wikimedia Commons  Plant Name: Yew  Symbolism: Everlasting Life Survival after death  Information: This tree hollows out over time to give stability and durability over hundreds of years, regenerating from below. Its longevity is extended into perpetual life by the growth of daughter shoots which flourish around the mother tree as she gradually … More Plants Meditation – 12. Yew

Plants Meditation – 11. Ivy

 Plants Meditation Image: Wikimedia Commons  Plant Name: Ivy  Symbolism: Connection Dependence Friendship Immortality  Information: Ivy is an evergreen plant, surviving even the hardest of winters, and is immortalised in the ancient carol, “The Holly and the Ivy”. Its association with the winter comes from the bringing in of evergreen plants into places of worship to … More Plants Meditation – 11. Ivy

Plants Meditation – 10. Silver Birch

 Plants Meditation Image: Wikimedia Commons  Plant Name:  Silver Birch  Symbolism: Pioneering Fire Resilience  Information: Birch is one of the first deciduous trees to wake after the Winter and since ancient times has been seen as representing renewal and new beginnings. The birch tree sheds part of itself almost constantly, whether catkins, leaves, twigs or seeds. … More Plants Meditation – 10. Silver Birch