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Unitarian

Samhain Greetings

Greetings from the Unitarian Earth Spirit Network. The earth is turning towards winter. The clocks fall back. Darkness lingers into the morning. Darkness intrudes the afternoon light. The fireworks have started early, thumping and crumping, their colours cascading for a … Continue reading

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Invitation to IMBOLC celebration

Please join the Earth Spirit’s Zoom celebration of Imbolc on On Saturday 30th January at 7.00pm. Imbolc is the Celtic fire festival of awakening. At Imbolc we clear away the debris of winter, preparing the ground for the first ploughing … Continue reading

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New Year Greetings

We wish all lovers of the natural world peaceful times in the coming year. We have continued to celebrate the wheel of the year festivals by meeting on Zoom and posting meditations and photos on the Facebook site. We may … Continue reading

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Prayer for the tree

Let us praise and give thanks for the beautiful autumn colours. The summer is fading in a glory of red and gold. The trees shed their leaves to make a russet carpet beneath our feet. Let us give thanks for … Continue reading

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Earth Day 22nd April 2020

Earth Day 22nd April. Humanity is paused by a virus. The world is not as noisy. The earth is breaking into Spring freshness The air is cleaner, fish are wandering into newly clean water. The wild seems a little less … Continue reading

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Bolton’s Samhain

The Bolton group celebrated Samhain with readings, meditation and tributes to family and friends who had passed through the gate during the last year. We found that sharing sorrows can be healing when told to people who care and understand. … Continue reading

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The File 2018

The File 2018 (mar 16 ed)

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Viisit to the Calder Stones by Ann Jones

VIsit to Liverpool to see the Calderstones. On Saturday 21ST September 2019 a group from the Bolton Earth Spirit Network came to see the Calderstones now redisplayed in the Mansion House of Calderstones Park. The oldest stones are about 5ooo … Continue reading

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Visiting the Calderstones

This solstice the Bolton Earth Spirit Group will be visiting the Calderstones in Liverpool’s Calderstones Park.

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The Solstice

How will you be celebrating the autumn solstice?. Time to reflect on balance at the end of summer. The Earth is yielding the fruits that were the seeds of springtime. We look towards winter and a slowing down of activity. … Continue reading

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