Great Mother Rising…Ignoring the Tyranny!

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I made a video today.

I had every intention of talking on several issues, but found myself almost mute as I walked the woodland.

A strange kind of afternoon, for there seemed to be little birdsong too.

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This often happens after Samhain…though I know not why.

dsc04522For my part I’m inclined to go with the flow and whatever the Cosmos is channelling.

dsc04525There appears to be a ramp-up to conflict towards war happening in the world of Man…deliberate and dark.

dsc04528It grieves me.

The elements of abusive and hate-filled Patriarchy, that has fuelled fear, horror and utter chaos for over two thousand years, are eagerly moving towards one last onslaught.

dsc04538There is so much hate it is almost possible to taste it on the air!

dsc04529Politicians and religious leaders are doing their utmost to hold back the tide of change, issuing decrees and telling falsehoods to keep humankind from evolving…yes, evolving…for we have been revolving for millennia!

dsc04530You are reading these words and looking at the images of Bealtaine and feeling confused…

dsc04531Yet this is the true reality…this is the Great Mother rising!

dsc04532Her energy is so strong that it manifests reality wherever She finds a portal.

dsc04548And a portal She has found here for sure!

dsc04564This is love and joy from the Great Creatrix!

Remember her imprisonment in the matrix of monoculture…like prison, grey, bland and impoverished?

dsc04533There was no killing, just planting and nurturing the Great Mother back to health…something so utterly alien to political and religious leaders!

Force and diktats being their order of the day!

dsc04534My tolerance for these people of chaos and destruction is now zero.

dsc04539I cannot and will not tolerate their verbiage! 

In the continuing attempt at paying my way I have opened a Cottage Gift Shop…

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In the Bealtaine  Project tradition of putting it out there for free, I’ve made another video (No Ads!)

Blessings and more power to you XXX Colette

Garden to Visit in Ireland…Unique…Permaculture!

Yesterday was a busy day for me as I worked tirelessly in the gardens, cutting, clearing and ensuring all the paths are open for visitors.

I always carry my camera with me, so here are some of the shots I took on my walk around after I’d finished my work!

It was a hard day, but, as you can see, well worth it.

I continue today and will share pics later on!

Love and Blessings XXX Colette at Bealtaine Cottage

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Chevron, Unist’ot’en and Fracking

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This morning, as it rained, I wept…

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I had been watching a short video made by the Unist’ot’en people in Canada.

(I have posted a link to this below.)

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I wept as I listened to the dignified language of truth, simple and eloquent.

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I wept as I listened to the words of the Chevron representative, disconnected from the beauty, abundance and joy of Mother Earth.

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I gasped in disbelief as the Chevron men offered plastic bottles of water to the dignified Unist’ot’en people.

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Chevron attempted to enter unceded Unist’ot’en territory with a gift of bottled water and tobacco, seeking to conduct work for their Pacific Trail Pipelines hydraulically fractured gas line.

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We are now living through the greatest race to destroy Mother Earth that the human race has ever witnessed…by the few, for the few and all for money that cannot ever return her to health!

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It is a rare day that witnesses my tears.

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I cannot believe the Ecocide taking place in the name of economic growth.

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We need to listen to the voice of Mother Earth, for she speaks through those closest to her.

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Permaculture Works…A Ten Year Transformation!

Just over ten years ago I bought a derelict cottage standing on three acres of wet, rush-infested, north-facing land.

This is how I transformed it, using only Permaculture and my own labour.

See for yourself and share the magic!

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Manifesting the Divine Feminine

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Year One…the pond and stream beds were dug and the water has flowed ever since!

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Looking out on a May evening…

For the past fifteen or so years, Mother Earth has been communicating with us in a powerful and energetic way.

She wants us to plant her, nurture her and most of all recognise her for the Great Mother she is.

I heard her over ten years ago.

I write about her and photograph her magical ways every day, uploading to bealtainecottage.com several times a week, to be her voice and advocate.

The energy is quickening.

We live in wonderful times.

Returning Thanks

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Saint Vincent de Paul is a charity that helps people here in Ireland cope with poverty.

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It does fantastic work, helping those in need pay bills, buy clothes and food and even keeping a roof over the heads of many.

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I decided to have a good clear out of things…clothes, books, trinkets, ornaments…all boxed up and off to the SVdP Charity shop.

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I am delighted that the cottage is lighter and the Charity has a little more to give. In turn,

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I often visit the same shop and buy clothes and occasional trinkets.

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It’s a great way of recycling, all round!

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This is my favourite form of recycling, because it underpins the fact that everything has a value.

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Also, by clearing out lots of stuff I no longer need or even want, I am making room for Mother Nature, for I love to bring bouquets of greenery in from the land and spend time adorning the cottage.

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This beautiful Iroquois prayer encapsulates it all…

We return thanks to our mother, the Earth,
which sustains us.
We return thanks to the rivers and streams,
which supply us with water.
We return thanks to all herbs,
which furnish medicines for the cure of our diseases.
We return thanks to the moon and stars,
which have given to us their light when the sun was gone.
We return thanks to the sun,
that has looked upon the earth with a beneficent eye.
Lastly, we return thanks to the Great Spirit,
in Whom is embodied all goodness,
and Who directs all things for the good of Her children.

~ Iroquois ~

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Earth Art

I work for the Great Earth Mother.

I feel honoured to capture images of her and post them through Bealtaine Cottage.

I believe that more and more of human life will come to honour the Great Mother through these images.

This is her Art…Earth Art.

(These images were captured here at Bealtaine Cottage during the Winter of 2010)

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“Remain faithful to the earth,

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my brothers and sisters,

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Do not let them fly away from earthly things and beat with their wings against eternal walls. 

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Alas, there has always been so much virtue that has flown away.

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Lead back to the Earth the virtue that flew away,

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—back to the body,

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back to life,

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that it may give the Earth a meaning,

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a human meaning.”
Friedrich Nietzsche

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Blessings

Forces of Evil

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There is so much happening in the world at present that many of you are struggling to keep abreast of all the doom and gloom, with the war machine ramping up into full steam ahead and governments failing to really listen to the will of the people.

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Of course it is as much about money, power and control, as all the previous slaughter on this struggling little planet. Make no mistake, there are forces of evil at work…and they are ALL man made…there is NOTHING supernatural about them!

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The bigger picture is, as it always was, about life on this small, perfectly designed  and formed Sacred Earth.

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This is what is important…the sacredness of Mother Earth.

How much longer can the Great Mother tolerate the slash and burn tactics used by the criminal elite?

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When governments and government funded (through tax breaks) corporations, are not slashing and burning the Earth, they are usurping the natural world away from the people they are supposed to serve and represent, by privatizing and corporatizing OUR natural resources.

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This is not about  protecting Sacred Earth, but creating fiefdoms to harness all the resources of Mother Earth into a vast monster, that is regarded as unassailable and protected by the very laws meant to protect us from such iniquities. 

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So when I refer to this madness as “Forces of Evil,” I am not exaggerating…for evil is not a part of the natural world, but a dark, malevolent force of great destruction created by Man!

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Evil must be resisted…always.

For my part, I am never afraid of evil, but simply contemptuous of it…it is not to be tolerated!

Into the Heart of the Goddess

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I came to a little cottage in an unfamiliar place in the west of Ireland ten years ago… I was a very different woman then.

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I rarely questioned the matrix that was my life.

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Much has passed.

Much of me is gone too.

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The years here have seen a new woman emerge, one who would have been barely recognisable to me all those years ago.

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Bealtaine has sculpted me, hollowed out the fear and uncertainty, re-shaping and moulding me into someone very different.

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I have journeyed back to the Mother.

I now live my life to serve the interests of Mother Earth.

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I love to listen to Mother Earth, to be close to this higher power and live in awe.

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I love to walk with her through seasons, work to help her overcome and, little by little, day by day, let the Goddess in.

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What began as a journey into Permaculture, has transformed and taken me deeper into the heart of Sacred Earth.

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There is much for me to understand and connect with, for to be in communion with Mother Earth is what energizes me and fills me with joy. 

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If you decide to continue this journey with me, I welcome you.

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I care deeply about her restoration to health and beauty and need to listen to her heart.

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What is here has grown from love and respect.

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Blessed be!