The Positive Intrigue of Now!
"Take the zircon to Foppa - and tell him we move tonight!” (exhorts Richard Farina)
pre-Solstice Dark o Moon now...
at this time when humans gather to cooperate with Nature's Guiding genius...
to direct/cahoot/participate in the course of Culture…
Summer Solstice -
Dreaming with the Earth
on behalf of Flora Fauna Fungi
we will be convening by zoom (or
Tuesday, June 20th at 3 pm pdt/6pm edt
(and replay available after)
open to all by donation…
$23 or more - encouraged,
but any number that amuses
will be skookum
Saturn stationing now: "calling in a new tide of cultural energy..." Our dedicated blessings, form…
Metaphor and Music are the incarnational garb whereby power enters the world, to animate the Earth Community’s Guiding Story
Co-Operators are standing by!
Here be a few, who are calling in the
Caroline Casey -
inviting Liberating Trickster word crafting (“linguistic precision guides the Vision”)
meta-guiding narrative for the season unfurling before us...
Seán Pádraig O’Donoghue-
inviting Celtic Plant Lore (inviting in plant allies: St John’s Wort, Mugwort, Devil’s Club, Calamus, Lavender, Psilocybe, all psychedelic sacraments and more ….)
with the Musical mojo to magnetize our dedications into sensual actuality…
Calling in Big Mama! Yemaya! Oya! Obatala!
and on that boat be
(Big Papa, to cahoot with Big
Sean will further guide us to cahoot with "the Green Man, Dionysus, voices emerging from the Wilderness, and the herbs of mind-Summer."
Our First on-going task:
re-designing the human
cultural interface with Flora Fauna Fungi….
Sun quintile Chiron,
The lineage of Mentors be attending,
and backing us up…
Saturn quintiles Uranus -
dedication is our freedom!
Jupiter close-up (NASA/JPL-Caltech/SwRI/MSSS/Gerald Eichstädt/Seán Doran)
Jupiter, sextiling Stationing Saturn…
"calling in a new tide of
wittily on Father’s Day…
opportunity to liberate positive Yang kind woof…
to be “cool”
on this New Moon…
Together Jupiter and Saturn say
"whatever dedicated vessel you craft - I will fill it!
Let’s put our vessel of dedicated devotion, on the altar of desirable mystery...
Our dedicated blessings,
form our crafty alchemical vessel, in which we also set sail for this Summer
and on out into the wild Summer of Dire Beauty
a gift, for us all to distill working “mojo” - (“mojo"means “soul." )
For the deep dedicated fun of it , have excavated
Michael Ventura’s fantabulous essay
"Hear that long snake moan - the Voodoo roots of jazz and rock n roll…”
(We aspire to honoring this proffering)
Saturn - now stationing is the God of Cool -
"mojo"- soul, "Boogie" "juke" "jazz" "jism"…… "funky" = “Positive sweat of the ancestors"
"In his remarkable book Flash of the Spirit Thompson writes:
"Like character, coolness ought to be internalized as a governing
principle for a person to merit the high praise, “His heart is cool” (okan e
tutu). In becoming sophisticated, a Yoruba adept learns to
between forms of spiritual coolness… So heavily charged is this concept
with ideas of beauty and correctness that a fine carnelian bead or a passage
of exciting drumming may be praised as “cool.”
Coolness, then, is a
part of character… To the degree that we live
generously and discreetly, exhibiting grace under pressure, our appearance
and our acts gradually assume virtual royal power. As we become noble,
fully realizing the spark of creative goodness God endowed us with… we
find the confidence to cope with all kinds of situations. This is ashe. This is
character. This is mystic coolness. All one. Paradise is regained, for Yoruba
art returns the idea of heaven to mankind wherever ancient ideal attitudes
So much for us to animate into accessible opportunity…
Exact Saturn (7+
Pisces) sextile Jupiter (7+ Taurus)!
the more the merrier the mojo…
Grand trine in water, with Big Mama - swoosh
and dive right in-
with a boat.
Our craft be our sturdy craft in the Wild Seas...
Join our zoom cahoot on Tuesday-
but no matter what -
Let’s be moved by the opportunity so generously proffered to us,
to now, draw our vessel, alchemical and craft…
with our dedications…
and place on our altars…
we weave the Community network of Mutual Aid
Inner dedication, strengthens and
calibrates our outward signal -
that we all be danced into place, where we can do the most good, have the most fun,
(with accomplices!) and contribute our gifts to the Flora Fauna Fungi Community,
in a manner of
Hilma af Klint (1907)Altarpiece (No. 1, Group X)