Moose Eats Jack O' Lantern
Moose Eats Jack O’ Lantern (11.9.13)

Happy Celtic New Year – In ancient Ireland on the eve of Samhain (October 31st) the old year died and the new one was born. The newborn year matured until Imbolc (February 1) when the ground was ready to be impregnated with seed. The historic Hill of Tara contains a Neolithic (New Stone Age) structure built between 3000 and 2500 BC and known today as the Mound of the Hostages. It is an ancient passage tomb with its inner chamber aligned with the rising sun on the dates of Samhain and Imbolc. The ancient Irish believed that the gods and the spirits of the dead lived in a multiverse including underground in fairy mounds, across the western sea or in an invisible world that coexists with the world of humans. At Samhain and again at Bealtaine (May 1st) the partition between this world and the otherword became weak allowing the spirits of the otherworld to roam freely among the living. In Irish literature the people of the mounds are called daoine sídhe (p. dee ana she) who are variously said to be the ancestors, the spirits of nature or goddesses and gods. The aos sí (p. ahos shee, older form aes sídhe p. ays sheeth-uh) is the term used for a supernatural race in Irish mythology comparable to the fairies or elves. Often they are not named directly but rather spoken of as “The Good Neighbours”, “The Fair Folk”, or simply “The Folk”. The word sídhe (p. she) is probably best understood as meaning fairy and is familiar to you all as in the Banshee (Bean sídhe). She is the harbinger of death in Irish mythology and if you hear her wail someone near is about to die. Confusingly the word sídhe is also the word used to describe the dwelling place of fairies thus these days they are often referred to as sídhe mounds or fairy mounds. The hill of Knockma (Cnoc Meadha) west of Tuam, County Galway is said in legend to be the residence of Finnbheara, the king of the Connacht fairies. The hill rises out of a large flat plain and has two large prehistoric cairns (stone mounds) on top of it. One is said to be the burial place Finnbheara and the other of Queen Medb. When Finnbheara rises tonight and if you happen to be in the vicinity you will probably hear this tune played in his honour called appropriately “King of the Fairies”. In the 1970s the tune was plugged into a nearby electric power station and it came out like this. And after the reunion 40 years later! Tonight with the portals to the otherworld open your ancestors are coming to visit, so be sure and leave them food and pay homage to them. It was through their struggle that we enjoy freedom and a bountiful existence today. Be warned the evil spirits can get through as well and they are looking to carry off innocent mortals to the otherworld. Be sure to adopt the look and dress of an evil spirit so that they will take you to be one of their own and search elsewhere for mortals.

Facebook Page– Irish Medieval History

One with the Earth.

As we heal, the Earth Mother feels our joy. We are like cells in and on her body. The power of love, the power of healing, the power of compassion, the power of unity, and the power of knowing are our abilities. These are the gifts our Earth Mother seeks to share with us at this time.                                                    —Jamie Sams

Mary Oliver poem.

“You do not have to be good.
You do not have to walk on your knees
For a hundred miles through the desert, repenting.
You only have to let the soft animal of your body
love what it loves.
Tell me about your despair, yours, and I will tell you mine.
Meanwhile the world goes on.
Meanwhile the sun and the clear pebbles of the rain
are moving across the landscapes,
over the prairies and the deep trees,
the mountains and the rivers.
Meanwhile the wild geese, high in the clean blue air,
are heading home again.
Whoever you are, no matter how lonely,
the world offers itself to your imagination,
calls to you like the wild geese, harsh and exciting —
over and over announcing your place
in the family of things.”

Mary Oliver

Reclaiming the sense of wonder.

  • Radical Innocence: This is one of the most important steps we can take in order to create the New. I thank Isabelle Goulet for this timely reminder yesterday.For us to be truly in the New and able to create our New Lives, we must be as little children and see things through new eyes. This not only takes letting go of all the old limiting patterns, but everything! A child does not see the difference between good or bad; right or wrong; Light and dark or anything of duality. The child embraces all experiences; the child holds no judgment, no criticism, no discrimination; the child only wants to experience life as a grand adventure in amazement and wonder with no history whatsoever. The child is only concerned with the present moment.Can you let go of everything in your life up to this very Moment…All your experiences with no judgment whether they were “good” or “bad?” This indeed is our next step in transcending duality and creating a life based on nothing except how we feel in each Moment.You might want to go into meditation and have a chat with your own Inner Divine Child. Ask her/him what she/he wants; what would empower him/her; and thereby, your Radical Innocence. And then do what is suggested. ~Kara

The power of quiet.

“The power of quiet is great. It generates the same feelings in everything one encounters. It vibrates with the cosmic rhythm of oneness. It is everywhere, available to anyone at any time. It is us, the force within that makes us stable, trusting, and loving. It is contemplation contemplating. Peace is letting go – returning to the silence that cannot enter the realm of words because it is too pure to be contained in words. This is why the tree, the stone, the river, and the mountain are quiet.”

—Malidoma Patrice Somé, “Of Water and The Spirit,” (Penguin Group, New York, 1994)

Global Ascension Center– interesting.

What is the Global Ascension Center?

The Global Ascension Center is a non-profit organization which is establishing its first major project: to acquire land where a Person, Source, and Earth become One. A Center where there is no distinction between what is mundane and what is Sacred. Where there is no separation between the person and his or her environment.

All of us have heard of Sacred Land. Sacred Land is something that we often associate only to Native People’s from around the world who consider all of Gaia a Living, Conscious Being.


Yet we, in the West, have lost our capacity to see our Earth this way.


Due to our cultural viewpoint of being separate and independent from Earth, Land and Environment, we built a society under the tenets  of “taming and exploiting” of our Earth.  The results are personally felt in stressful city living, as well as globally with widespread pollution, and numerous social problems.

By the time Westerners realized that Sacred Land was to be revered and protected, most of it was indeed built on and destroyed.

Fortunately, we now know that there is something very special about those locations. Around the planet millions of dollars are spent every year as individuals travel long distances to reach, and experience, Sacred Land. Their pilgrimages take them to a location where they can have a larger than life experience, a reconnection with their own divinity, with Source, or even with Gaia.

Yet that connection can be achieved by any of us, anywhere we are. Not only that, but it can be created in conjunction with the beings who inhabit the land. The trees, the animals, the bugs… all have a conscious awareness of their place on the planet. The planet itself is recognized by most cultures to have its own identity and consciousness. Gaia, Pachamama, Madre Tierra.

Here in the West, we have lost that ability. The ability to be one with our environment. To reconnect with our Earth. And we look for it thousands of miles away, at some Sacred Land location. We go there passively, expecting something to be given to us. Or we go in thinking we need to do stuff to the land in order to “heal” it. We leave bits of ourselves there, our vibrational luggage, and sometimes even objects such as crystals, photographs, or markings that we were there. Sometimes we take with us stones, or other objects from the Sacred Land.  All this we do to connect and stay connected with that higher vibrational environment.

The Global Ascension Center is a place where we carry out a real time journey of remembering how to be one with our environment at a very physical level. How we can take any land, raise our own vibration, raise the land’s vibration if it needs it, and reconnect with it at a higher level of awareness.