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John Anderson, CD, CIF Mons ON

14 Jan 2021 Sun Calendar

  • Calendar of the Sun
    Colors: White and brown
    Element: Earth
    Altar: Upon a bare table lay a large pot shaped like a human figure, reclining, filled with earth. All should enter bearing two white cloths, one on each arm.
    Offerings: Silence and meditation.
    Daily Meal: Vegetarian
    Bruma Invocation
    Earth, you lie sleeping in silence, / And we can do nothing but wait. / We have breathed upon your first seeds, / We have sung your first green shoots / Up from the bare brown soil, / We have watered you with tears and sweat / And fed you with the remains of our meals, / We have cut down your bounty and saved it, / Yet this is not the time for seeds, or green, / But simply the long cold wait in the dark / Until the light waxes and the time comes again. / You are silent, and will not speak to us, / No matter how we cry out. / You are dormant, and will not sing to us, / No matter how we raise our voices, / For all things come in their own time, / And this is not the time for movement. / So we will sit with you, Earth, / We will watch over you as you sleep / And take part in your dreams / In silence, and wait for your awakening.
    Earth dreaming / Silent seeming / Winter's vigil / We will wait for you.
    (After the chant has been sung five times, all come forth to the altar. Each lays one white cloth gently over the pot, saying, "Blessed be the Earth in the time of winter." Then each sits on the floor and places the other white cloth over their heads, and meditates on all that is sleeping and cannot be awoken. Silence in the House until Akte.)


    Pagan Book of Hours
    Order of the Horae
    First Kingdom Church of Asphodel