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”

Samhain 2020: Paradigm Shift

SAMHAIN: the pagan new year festival of death and rebirth, when the dead are honoured and our place in the cosmic whole remembered. Across the world so many people feel the call to mark Samhain, whether in formal ceremony or the informal celebrations of Halloween. More ancient than any religion, this festival has deep rootsContinue reading “Samhain 2020: Paradigm Shift”

Peace in a Pandemic

All change on Planet Earth A new world going through a painful birth. If we take this time as a spiritual opportunity Seeing life as a journey on which we never stop learning We’re in this together and also alone This journey could bring humanity home. . The human race has been deep asleep inContinue reading “Peace in a Pandemic”

THE DEADLY ‘BELIEF’ IN SCIENCE

Science is the modern religion of the masses, one of the many opiates that have replaced traditional faiths and serve to discourage the general population from pursuing spiritual /magical paths of self-discovery. Science keeps the world asleep because certain fundamental principles on which it operates have infiltrated the collective mind, the shared belief systems thatContinue reading “THE DEADLY ‘BELIEF’ IN SCIENCE”

The Goddess and Christianity

The Great Goddess, worshipped by all of the many nations across the ancient European/Mediterranean/Asiatic world for thousands of years, gave birth to Christianity, in full awareness that her power would be eclipsed for the duration of an astrological age as the male gods took over the heavens. Her avatar, Jesus, knew this too, and spokeContinue reading “The Goddess and Christianity”

We All Come from the Goddess

Pleasure is a Goddess The Ancients knew Pleasure dissolves the boundaries Between Me and You . We All Come from the Goddess Every Body has her nipples Every Soul loves pleasure, joy and laughter the rituals of her presence. . The body is Her holy temple as is the Earth and all its creatures asContinue reading “We All Come from the Goddess”

Queer History – Queer Destiny

When we look at the past it is always through a coloured lens. Historians have always tended to reflect the values of the ruling elite of the time and record history from that viewpoint. Translators of ancient texts have always hidden things in order to not offend the currently dominating, acceptable morality of the time.Continue reading “Queer History – Queer Destiny”

2020 We Need Ecstasy

Stillness Ecstasy: two ways to expand the inner cosmos and feel the helping hands of love beyond the mortal sphere – as challenging times pressurise our minds, this presence can help us release fear. . Meditation builds mental muscle so we can see right through the mental bustle to where inner peace resides. Joyful ecstaticContinue reading “2020 We Need Ecstasy”

SPIRITUAL GAY MEN ON SEX

On the Spiritual Gay Men Group on Facebook somebody asked a simple question: CAN SEX BE SPIRITUAL? It’s turning out to be our most engaging post yet, with over a hundred comments, and over 90% of the men speaking up are absolutely sure it either is or can be….. ‘100% sex IS one of ourContinue reading “SPIRITUAL GAY MEN ON SEX”

Desire, Disease and Death

DESIRE, DISEASE AND DEATH are part of the DIVINE CREATION PLAN We have to learn to embrace them to become the DIVINE HUMAN . Desire was once a Goddess honoured as Aphrodite, Diana, Venus… Desire was also a God symbolised in the ithyphalllic penis. This was because in the days before the Cross people knewContinue reading “Desire, Disease and Death”

ONENESS

The Universe Is. Created by Oneness. Oneness becomes All That Is It becomes spirit, soul, mind, life. Oneness incarnates in individual living beings each having their own experience, each experience also that of the Oneness. On most worlds beings never lose touch with the Oneness, with the Source Of Life, Awareness and Love inside themselves.Continue reading “ONENESS”

The 7 Headed Beast

Ever growing numbers of people in the world are understanding and feeling that life is a unity: a cosmic dance of matter, mind, emotion and spirit, a journey of the soul with divinity the goal… …but they don’t work in the governments and they don’t work in the media, they don’t work in business …Continue reading “The 7 Headed Beast”