Once again the wheel has spun, twisted, and
turned until we have found ourselves thrown into the mist of
Winter, it is truly ironic that the Earth finds itself barren
during the reign of the God, the six month period that is
governed, and watched over by the masculine aspect of the divine
life-force. It is the belief among many pagan, and witch groups
that the Goddess rules the Earth fromApril until October, and the God fromOctober
until April, each sharing in certain obligations, and
fruitful responsibilities.This is truly natures' way of trying to enforce
balance, the Goddess, she who in my opinion never really
relinquishes control to her counterpart, she who sits on the
sideline waiting, and watching in amusement, and every once in a
while she may even stroke his ego with an offhand ...
The planet has undergone many changes over the last few weeks;
and we are entering a time where the earth is becoming cold and
frigid, the plants and flowers of spring and summer are no more and
death can be felt all around us. Death can be seen symbolically
with the movement through the seasons, as well it is reenacted on a
monthly basis with the death of the moon.
Death is a word that many people fear, especially those who have
yet to develop and understanding that death is a natural process of
life, it confirms and reaffirms the fact that all things must begin
and end! Human beings are supposedly the most intelligent life on
the planet, but I feel that the Gods may in fact give us way to
much credit, why you may ask? The number one reason is that we as
we speak are destroying our most valuable ally, MOTHER EARTH.
Earth is the greatest teacher that we have and she is held in
the highest regard in the Witch community, however every day that
we continue drilling, digging ...