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The Greenlake Grove welcomes you to the monthly Peace Meditation--online. Dial in from anywhere in the world. All people of good intent are welcome regardless of experience or affiliation. Please join us online for a time of simple chanting and stillness. Bring your intentions.
Druid Prayer for Peace: Deep within the still center of my being, may I find peace. Silently within the quiet of the Grove, may I share peace. Powerfully, within the greater circle of humankind, may I radiate peace. May there be Peace throughout the whole world.
As is consistent with the OBOD tradition, we gather for a Peace Meditation on or around the last Saturday of the month--for this 30 minute meditation. Nicole hosts and Ruth assists. We hope to see you there!
Join Online via GoToMeeting: Peace Meditation. It's easy to join meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.
Art by Lisbeth Cheever-Gessaman
Please join the Greenlake Grove outside at north Greenlake to celebrate the full rite of the Spring Equinox – Alban Eilir. All those of good intention are welcome regardless of experience or affiliation. Feel free to Rsvp at Facebook in order to receive updates: https://fb.me/e/3gA9buAWR
From the Order of Bards Ovates and Druids: https://druidry.org/.../druid.../spring-equinox-alban-eilir
As the Sun grows warmer, so life begins to show through the soil. Small signs at first – the daffodils and crocuses – then more green as the bluebells and wood anemones spread through the woodland. Plants are seen by some as inanimate greenery with no actual feelings and life force. But Druids see life in all living things, from rocks and stones, to rivers and springs, plants and trees – all life is sacred.
Have you ever thought about how you recognise the beginning of Spring? Is it the plant life? The weather? How does a plant know when it is time to grow? The Spring Equinox falls on the 19th, 20th, or 21st of March each year. But a plant cannot tell the time or see a calendar. Yet it knows. If it has senses, then it has consciousness, if it has consciousness then it is more than an inanimate life form. So it is the return of life to the Earth that is celebrated at Alban Eilir, the time of balance.
One of the inner mysteries of Druidry is the Druid’s egg. Life-giving, it is the egg protected by the hare, which is the symbol of Alban Eilir – still celebrated by the giving of Easter eggs by the Easter bunny.
LOCATION AT NORTH GREENLAKE:
* Stone Avenue North & West Green Lake Drive North.
* South of the parking lot.
* East of the tennis courts (on the other side of the Greenlake Trail).
* Find the west side of the parking lot, and then walk south--and then left--up the small hill into the oak grove.
You may bring a poem, song or story for after and food or drink. Looking forward to seeing you there. With the blessings of the Oak, Yew, and Silver Birch! - Ruth Oskolkoff
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