Sacred Earth Celebrations is the revised and updated version of Glennie Kindred's bestselling, classic book, Sacred Celebrations. It is an uplifting and inspiring source book for everyone seeking to celebrate and honor the changing rhythms and seasons of the Earth and her cycles. Uplifting and inspiring, it explores the eight Celtic festivals, how they were celebrated and understood in the past, the underlying changing energy of the Earth, and the ways we may use this energy to create meaningful celebrations for today to deepen our connection to the Earth and our fellow human beings. Glennie offers a vibrant, contemporary approach and encourages us, whether celebrating on our own or with family and friends, to follow our own inspired interpretations of each festival. She helps us touch the sacred, share and participate in the power of nature, express our feelings, and find ways to focus on spiritual regeneration and healing. Sacred Earth Celebrations deepens our understanding of the five elements, the laws of manifestation, the rhythms of the Moon, Earth energies and sacred landscape, inner journeying, and meditation. It explores ways to create sacred space both inside and outside, celebrations for children, crafts, the use of song and dance, garden and land projects, building a sweat lodge and labyrinths, and many other creative activities to help us connect to the moment, to the Earth, and to each other.
A Seasonal Guide to Healing our Relationship with the Earth
Author: Glennie Kindred
Pubpsher: Hay House, Inc
Category: Body, Mind & Spirit
In Earth Alchemy – an updated edition of Glennie Kindred's The Alchemist Journey - she explores a powerful fusion between the ancient healing art of alchemy and the energy inherent in each of the eight Celtic festivals. This practical guide, written in Glennie's accessible style, show us how to work with each seasonal and alchemical shift, and use the natural energy of transformation to experience ourselves in a new way. It takes us on a journey of discovery, to find our gold, the source of our healing and happiness. Earth Alchemy includes: • A key to the Earth Festivals and creating celebrations that encourage our natural ability to transform and change. • Key alchemical concepts and how they are tied to eternal natural laws we can all harness. • How to recognize natural phenomenon and their subtle meanings for our personal healing. • Experiencing the unity and interconnection of ourselves as part of the Earth. Beautifully illustrated with Glennie's own deep evocations of alchemical spirit, this book is a must read for anyone who is seeking to commune more closely with the natural world and who wishes to become a powerful force for change in the world.
This is the first comprehensive survey of the critical connections between religion, nature and the environment. It includes writings from sacred texts and a broad spectrum of new eco-theological selections. Historical and contemporary selections from key authors and a multicultural range of sources make This Sacred Earth an invaluable teaching resource and a unique introduction to the theory and practice of religious environmentalism.
This is a handbook for t hose who wish to find ways to celebrate and connect to the earth's cycles. The author explains the underlying energy of the solstices and equinoxes, and details the eight Celtic festivals, working with moon cycles, herb and tree energy, and inner journeys.
Finding Christ in the Sacred Celebrations of the Old Testament
Author: Erin Davis
Pubpsher: Moody Publishers
What’s the story behind all those feasts? It’s hard to know when you read about the Feast of Booths why exactly it matters for your life. What in the world is the Feast of Trumpets supposed to be teaching you? And, in this case, the text itself doesn’t tell you. You need a resource, a guide that can help you understand the cultural significance and how these feasts relate to the rest of the Bible. That’s exactly what Erin Davis does in this new 8-week Bible study, 7 Feasts. She’ll teach you: The significance of these feasts and why God wanted His people to celebrate How each of them point to Jesus and His work in redemption Why all of this matters for our lives today You will discover that passages you once skimmed over are now rich and meaningful in your life today.
A guide to connecting with the Earth and bringing spirit into your life. It includes hundreds of simple ceremonies, meditations and holiday celebrations that can make the ordinary extraordinary. Organized by season, it offers an affirmation, rituals and recipes for each day of the year.