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GreenSpirit Spring 2024 Magazine

Transformation

The magazine is free if you join GreenSpirit. To find out more about the magazine and to buy your individual copy, go to:

https://www.greenspirit.org.uk/magazine/

Beltane – online

Monday 29th April at 19:00

Summer is on its way! Everywhere is vibrant with colour and growth. Beltane, the beginning of summer, is a time for new growth and energy, births and abundance. Let’s meet to remember how & why our ancestors celebrated this time of the year.

See the March newsletter for full details.

Snowdonia 5 Day Retreat

At Cae Mabon, Fachwen, Llanberis, Gwynedd. LL55 3HB

www.caemabon.co.uk

30th August – 4th September 2024

Reconnect with your body and unwind in nature, walk with friends, breathe fresh air, listen to birdsong, wander in shady oak woods and wild swim in a glistening lake whenever you feel like it, to say nothing of sharing delicious vegan and vegetarian food, songs and stories round the fire and a hot tub beside the rushing stream.

For full details and how to book, click here.

GreenSpirit Annual Gathering 2024

Date for your diary: 18th – 20th October 2024
Shallowford House, Shallowford, Stone, Staffs. ST15 0NZ
www.shallowfordhouse.org

More details in due course.

Summer Solstice – online

Monday 17th June at 19:00

For the Summer Solstice we will celebrate the great bounty of this time of year and the fire that energises and feeds us; please bring something seasonal to share (poems, stories, songs, recipes, gardening tips) and feel free to wear something bright and sunny.

See the facebook post for full details.

GreenSpirit Calendar 2024: Living with the Seasons

The 2024 GreenSpirit Calendar: Living with the Seasons has beautiful photographs and inspirational quotations for each month.

GreenSpirit members who receive printed copies of the magazine will receive a free printed copy of the calendar for the following year. GreenSpirit members who receive pdf copies of the magazine will receive a free pdf of the calendar. Click here to join GreenSpirit. Click here for more details of the calendar.

Anthology of Poems for GreenSpirits

Compiled by Joan Angus

This is a collection of poetry written by people who are spiritually green, expressing their love of Mother Gaia and the community of the Natural World. The book is loosely arranged in sections to represent different aspects of Earth-centred life and death.

Click here for the review by Stephen Wollaston aka Santoshan.

Click here for more details of this book and how to buy it.

Video: Beltane – the Celtic May Day Festival – the Beginning of Summer

Enter into the experience and meaning of Beltane through this short, meditative video. Midway between the Spring Equinox and Summer Solstice, Beltane is one of the eight Celtic festivals in the year. It signifies the beginning of summer. Click here to watch the video:

www.youtube.com/watch?v=6LqU1jyHnEA

This is part of a series exploring the months and Celtic celebrations throughout the year.

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See a page with all of the celebrations through the year here:

https://www.greenspirit.org.uk/celebrations-through-the-year/

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Quotations from GreenSpirit Books

GreenSpirit: Path to a New Consciousness / GreenSpirit Book Series

Book Reviews

 

Natural Happiness: Use Organic Gardening Skills to Cultivate Yourself by Alan Heeks

The author, Alan Heeks, has decades of experience of helping people with their wellbeing through Nature. He is also an experienced gardener, has run an organic farm, and aptly subtitles this book ‘Use Organic Gardening Skills to Cultivate Yourself.’  Click here for the full review.

Church of the Wild: How Nature Invites Us into the Sacred by Victoria Loorz

This book is a wonderful mix of personal experience, of theology, a deep love of Nature and a thorough dislike of patriarchy and the damage done by the religious hierarchy. Click here for the full review.

GreenSpirit is part of a wider green/eco-spirituality, and Earth-based, Gaia-centred movement, linking people across the planet.