A weekend with other GreenSpiriters has reminded me that community can be supportive and loving and embracing. That we do not all have to think alike and agree, but that we can encourage one another in our individual uniqueness. Each one of us has a role to play in attempting to communicate with the climate change deniers in whatever way is right for us. We value the Earth and believe all things in the natural world are sacred. Our consciences and awareness help us to live well without squandering the Earth’s resources. We celebrate that we are part of the Earth. We recognised each other as a family, a tribe to belong to, before we scattered back home in all directions.
…For the Cross has many meanings, some of which long predate Christianity. And, especially when you combine it with a circle in the Celtic Cross, its symbolism is rich indeed… The cross is angular, finite – though its arms may stretch to infinity – and very much male: a yang symbol. In contrast, the circle has no beginning, no end. It is smooth, enfolding. It is feminine, a yin symbol. So in the one Cross there are both male and female – a true synthesis of God and Goddess