God of our Lord, Jesus You are the rock supporting my feet You are the water quenching my thirst You are the breath giving me life You are the light guiding my way Empower me now with your Spirit Amen
This photograph of a fire devil in Portugal reminds me of the account from the book of Exodus where it is said, "By day the Lord went ahead of them in a pillar of cloud to guide them on their way and by night in a pillar of fire to give them light, so that … Continue reading A pillar of fire by night
The following ritual comes from "Finding God in the Singing River" by Mark I Wallace. I practice something similar myself, though adapted for my own context here in Australia.
For some time I've been interested in the symbolic function of the Temple in Jerusalem and hints that the Temple functioned as a microcosm, that is, as the sacred cosmos in miniature. To date my interest has been in the implications for the interpretation of Genesis 1, the climax of the Gospel of Mark, and … Continue reading The four elements in the Temple veil
Ever come across technoshamanism? Essentially its rave dance party meets neopagan ritual. Here's an ecstatic spring equinox ritual from Hyperreal: "On .... we will celebrate "The Egg", a technoshamanic ritual of visualization and energy raising. This event will combine the elemental symbolism of ritual magick with elements from the rave/dance subculture, itself a maligned and … Continue reading Ecstatic Dance and Ritual Symbolism