Thursday, November 12, 2009



in Summerland, beyond the western sea,
your soul has rested for a timeless time.
you've walked beside
the God and Goddess, free
to share communion subtle and sublime.

then something plucks
and beckons at your mind__
a call, a summons you cannot ignore.
you turn from your campanions,
and you find
a Gate where there was never one before.

Now gather up the memories and skills
you'll need in this new life that draws you through.
choose lessons, tests and goals: choose bells and frills.
they'll sleep inside, till magic wakens you.

leave Summerland behind, and pass the Gate
to Beltane's glen where loving parents wait.
--Elizabeth Barrette
Llewellyn's Witches' Datebook 2009

(I found this quite beautiful and a nice way to think about the afterlife and how our souls get re-bored to awaiting parents.)

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