You Are Everything: YouTube Pride

“YOU ARE NOT JUST L G B T or Q: YOU ARE EVERYTHING” The introductory video of the online global celebration of PRIDE 2021 on YouTube features this awesome, magical message – that as a queer person you are not simply the label attached to you in our ever expanding alphabet of definitions, that withinContinue reading “You Are Everything: YouTube Pride”

From AIDS to ETERNITY

MY NEW BOOK IS NOW ON SALE AT LULU.COM : click here From Smalltown Boy to Queer Spirit Warrior, from gay bars to Radical Faerie gatherings, here is a tale of awakening to a multi-dimensional reality and of discovering the hidden spiritual powers of gay/lesbian/bi/trans/queer people and how they are manifesting in the world today.Continue reading “From AIDS to ETERNITY”

Gay Love is Ancient & Innate

The generally accepted belief that any kind of self-aware homosexual identity did not exist until the late 19th century was invented by heterosexuals who sought to ensure their dominance over society. This belief stands on shaky ground and deserves to be blown away and replaced by awareness of the many centuries in which gay loveContinue reading “Gay Love is Ancient & Innate”

Beltane Rites: A History

BELTANE is an ancient fire festival marking the point in Spring when Winter is finally defeated and the journey into Summer truly underway. The last vestiges of the dark half of the year were burned away in the Beltane fires, and Maypole dances whisked up a spirit of revelry and celebration. Of all the paganContinue reading “Beltane Rites: A History”

Trans Day of Visibility

In the years 1995-2000 I underwent a transformation of my being – due to sickness I was motivated to explore the metaphysical layers of existence and quickly worked out that: THERE ARE TWO LAYERS TO OUR HUMAN REALITY THE MATERIAL (PHYSICAL BODY) AND THE NON-MATERIAL (MIND, SPIRIT) The Western culture lost this understanding at someContinue reading “Trans Day of Visibility”

Gays in the Age of Aquarius

The age of Pisces: we swim around like fish in water, unaware that we are totally immersed in the element that gives us life. We fall for the illusions that society wants us to buy. We believe that we are limited and born to merely die. The age of Aquarius: the soul of life hasContinue reading “Gays in the Age of Aquarius”

Christ and Cybele

In the ancient pagan world the arrival of Spring was time for ceremonies celebrating rebirth and renewal. Christianity followed this pattern with its Easter festival. Will Roscoe writes in Jesus and the Shamanic Tradition of Same Sex Love (published 2004): In late antiquity, the worship of Cybele and Attis was one of Christianity’s chief sourcesContinue reading “Christ and Cybele”

The Potential of Shamanism in Gay Life

Modern western world has elevated the external – the objective, scientific, material – universe over the subjective, internal experience. The common goals in our culture are physical beauty, fame and fortune, not wisdom, compassion and spiritual awareness. Gay subculture buys into this big time, with the help of apps such as Grindr we are makingContinue reading “The Potential of Shamanism in Gay Life”

A manifestation of our longing

One day we’ll perhaps realise it’s not simply a virus Not really spread through drops in the air, but a manifestation of our collective longing to become more united, become more aware, to come home to Who We Really Are, a result of the longing in our souls to evolve beyond confusion, separation and despair.Continue reading “A manifestation of our longing”

No Separation

At the root of human woeIs the belief that we’re not whole.In this both monotheistic religion and sciencePlay their terrible roles. Original Sin is the Original Lie,Materialism says there’s nothing when we die,But there’s a deeper truth our souls know wellBeyond the duality of heaven and hellIn addition to the light of scientific reason. TheContinue reading “No Separation”

REINCARNATION

“The soul has neither beginning nor end. [They] come into this world strengthened by the victories or weakened by the defeats of their previous lives”– Origen,183-253 A.D. The two major Abrahamic religions, Christianity and Islam, deny the reality of reincarnation, but looking back at history we see this denial has more political than spiritual roots.Continue reading “REINCARNATION”

URANUS

“Uranus is the awakener, whose job is to keep us faithful to what keeps us unique, fascinating and weird.” Montufar In the ancient wisdom tradition astrology, Saturn was long considered to be the ruling planet of Aquarius, but the discovery of Uranus in 1781 led to this unusual planet being assigned the role. Uranus isContinue reading “URANUS”

Conversation with God

In the year 2000 I was emerging from five years in a transformational cocoon called AIDS, wondering how to integrate the cosmic experiences I had been having with being part of the world and joining the living again. The series of Conversations with God books by Neale Donald Walsch were a vital source of insightContinue reading “Conversation with God”

Holy Suffolk: An Angle on the English

The Land holds the memories that people forgot, but when we rediscover how to speak to the earth, trees and sky, we’ll see that nothing is ever really lost. Returning to spend time in the town of my childhood, Stowmarket in mid-Suffolk, after 3 decades away, I am discovering an ancient connection in the landContinue reading “Holy Suffolk: An Angle on the English”

AIDS SHAMAN 3: Dimensional Shift

‘The great tides and strides of history all part of the Divine Plan: A species left to rule its world To build a divine sisterbrotherhood without the Goddess’s guiding hand. As we reach the point of unification voices of love and wisdom arise in every land, but they’re not the ones in power, this weContinue reading “AIDS SHAMAN 3: Dimensional Shift”

The Eternal Love of Diana

Diana was the name given to the people’s beloved Goddess, worshipped in Europe for over two millennia and still honoured by pagans today. The devotional love that she once inspired in the wider population reappeared in a very modern form as the almost cult-like reverence of Diana, Princess of Wales, who is back in theContinue reading “The Eternal Love of Diana”

The Metaphysics of a Virus

Diagnosed HIV+ in 1990 when aged 25, and Long Term Survivor of AIDS, I have lived most of my life with a deadly virus in my body. I have thought long and hard about what a virus is on a metaphysical level, why it affects some people and not others, why it has different effectsContinue reading “The Metaphysics of a Virus”

Humanity’s Missing Mother

Since way back in prehistorical times humans have left behind evidence of a deep emotional, psychological and spiritual relationship with a feminine mother spirit which is noticeably lacking in the mainstream cultures and among the mass of the population around the planet today. For the majority of people in the confused and conflicted, frightened world,Continue reading “Humanity’s Missing Mother”

Our Most Ancient Original Ancestry

ONCE UPON A TIME all Love and Play and Sex between humans on planet earth was natural, normal and not-restricted-by-laws. We lived in the garden of Eden in the sense that we had not made some things right and some things wrong. We experienced the innocence of being a child of creation.. Every day weContinue reading “Our Most Ancient Original Ancestry”

Queer Spirituality

Queer Spirituality is the movement of lgbt+ people taking matters of faith into our own hands, making way for the discovery of the innate, magical flow of the divine gifts of the Soul. It is queer people finding our own ways to commune with and celebrate the Mystery behind all Creation, however we perceive that.Continue reading “Queer Spirituality”

Hanging with Harry Hay

Harry Hay (1912-2002) Here are some quotations and photos to assist communion with the spirit of Harry, gay activist and founder of the 1950s Mattachine Society and one of the three founding motherfathers of the Radical Faeries…. Harry was born in Worthing, UK, and lived his life in the USA. Give yourself permission to enjoyContinue reading “Hanging with Harry Hay”

Aurobindo’s Vision

From Sri Aurobindo’s masterpiece Savitri, published in 1940, described on wikipedia as being about “the transcendence of man as the consummation of terrestrial evolution and the emergence of an immortal supramental gnostic race upon earth” A giant dance of Shiva tore the past;There was a thunder as of worlds that fall;Earth was o’errun with fireContinue reading “Aurobindo’s Vision”