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Black Holes and Portals

The photograph yesterday of a black hole in a far distant galaxy was headline news all over the world, eclipsing even Brexit in its importance.

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Gaia will Win

Where and as I write now, green woodpeckers are yaffling in the oak trees around me as kites, ravens and buzzards circle around my home looking for breakfast to feed mates building their nests or even sitting on their eggs. It is a calm damp morning, the prelude to a timeless spring day in this old and sacred Upper Wye valley in Wales.

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Saturn and the Supermoon

The Full Moon on Monday will not only be when she is at her closest to Earth, but as she disappears behind our planetary home she will glow fiery red.

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New Beginnings

As one year turned into another, a wild heather in my garden came into bloom, beautifully and in celebration of new beginnings. I wondered then what it thinks and what it knows, in its wisdom, of what is to come?

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Solstice and Service

Friday’s Solstice brings to an end a long cycle of intense learning in which you were asked to remember and execute a pledge made before time began.

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Advent

In Christian churches all over the world, the ancient celebrations known as Advent are beginning, in preparation for and in memory of the coming of Jesus into the world at Christmas.

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Saving the Planet

Whatever the cause, climate change is being proven scientifically to be far more serious than has been believed before. Reports this week say we have 12 years only to save the Planet from catastrophic events resulting from human action, unless there is a revolution in how we live, now.

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Sunday’s Equinox of Opportunity

Sunday’s Equinox is remarkable for marking the three quarter point of an eventful year, for bridging two extraordinary seasons and, shamanically, for being betwixt and between two different worlds.

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Cosmic Pathways

There is growing talk about the commercialisation of the cosmos. Scientists speak seriously about occupied houses on the moon in the foreseeable future, about the mining of precious resources in the solar system, about the imminence of space tourism and even about space wars as nations begin to fight over possession of space territory.

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Boris, and an Inconvenient Truth

Some years ago I was invited to attend a talk by a senior member of the Anglican Church. He was a good and engaging speaker, but shocking in his dissection of the beliefs and practices of Catholicism, Islam, Buddhism and other world religions in an attempt to prove that the only valid church in the world was “ours”, and how flawed were the others. Even more shocking, to me, was the complacent approval with which his address was received by his audience, largely fellow-believers.

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