Instructions to the Orphic Adept by Robert Graves

Instructions to the Orphic Adept by Robert Graves So soon as ever your mazed spirit descends From daylight into darkness, Man, remember What you have suffered here in Samothrace, What you have suffered. After your passage through Hell's seven floods, Whose fumes of sulphur will have parched your throat, The Halls of Judgement shall loom up [...]

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Some musings on the dying year.

Midwinter, a time of death and rebirth, feasting and merriment! The Land lies dormant, mists rising, rivers and streams run icy cold. The Ancients knew this time was important, marking the liminality point of tradition from one to another ~ Mother Nature waits for the return of the Sun to warm her, and now, as [...]