At this time, there is a call that can be felt in the hearts of people. There is a sincere desire to find, deep within yourself, who you are and to not be determined by outside influences; to not be manipulated by everything you are told from the outside, but to return to the core of your being: a soul, a star of Light.
Winter Solstice is the birth of the new solar year and is symbolized by the dark, or midnight sun. The midnight solstice aligns the world of humanity with the world of the eternal, joining both in a sacred union that repeats each year at the same time.
2011, like other recent years, continues to accelerate all of the thoughts and things associated with life on earth. The year, as measured by your current calendar, has already moved past the halfway mark, speeding along at a good clip and inviting you to do the same. All things being equal, there should be six more months (of time) left in the year, but while all things are equal, they are not the same. Two lit candles will not burn at the same rate, nor will they burn equal parts of wick and wax
Pepper and Gaia answer the question: I have heard you say that we cannot hurt the earth (Gaia). I like the sound of this, but what if, for example, there is a third world war and countries launch nuclear weapons -- this could destroy all life forms in many areas of the planet. Doesn't this hurt the earth? And since Gaia and we are one, we would also destroy ourselves, at least in the physical. Wouldn't that also hurt Gaia?
There is a part of you that knows that you have come through a great desert, and while you are not all of the way through it yet, already you can see that there is an oasis before you-there are new truths, new and fresh resources, the next and new beginning.
In times before this one a smaller percentage of the world's population could write little more than their own name. Reading
was a privilege and so was a formal education. In the modern world
these are the exception and not the norm.