Archive for Stones

Stone Ten

A place to come home to. Somewhere to curl up warm and sleep while outside winter reigns. A place where treasure is gathered and appreciated. Tracks lead here, none come out. Read the rest of this entry »

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Stone Nine

In the clearing by the sacred symbol stone I stand. Just being here awakens all my senses. I feel the joy of being alive on my skin, and I can smell it in the resinous air. I can see its vibrancy and taste it in everything around me. Everything is alive and so am I. Read the rest of this entry »

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Stone Eight

This project needs to be finished. It is time someone did some serious work on this. The sun is just rising, so there is time to do it today. It is no use postponing this any longer. Read the rest of this entry »

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Stone Seven

Boundaries are like dry stone walls. Sometimes part of them falls down and needs re-building. We need to maintain them, because they are what keeps us safe from intrusion. Read the rest of this entry »

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Stone Six

A fire roars at the centre of a stone circle. The stones receive heat and light from the fire, but also reflect it back to the centre and to each other. Overhead, the stars of the Great Bear shine. Read the rest of this entry »

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Stone Five

The rain is beating down on this bleak stony landscape. Life is hanging on, but everything seems hopeless and designed to make us feel despair. There is nothing left. We are stripped naked before the elements. Read the rest of this entry »

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Stone Four

All this treasure just lying there. All this riches being hoarded in a mound. It should be used and enjoyed. There should be a feast and games. Here, the treasure is lonely. Read the rest of this entry »

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Stone Three

The giant on the Hill is the Ancestor who shaped this Land. He made the tools that cleared the forest from the valley and ploughed the first fields. He poured the power of his creativity out upon the Land. We are still fed because of his labour and that of his descendants. Read the rest of this entry »

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Stone Two

From the top of the valley, two streams flow through the frozen land towards us. At the marker of the standing stone, they combine and mix their waters and flow on together. Two talents, two influences, two ideas, or two sets of resources need to be combined. Read the rest of this entry »

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Stone Hallow

A place deep in the Earth, in the bosom of the Land. A place to face the darkness within. A place to go deep. A place where you survey what passes through you. Read the rest of this entry »

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Stone King

He is the guardian of the gate that leads into the Sacred Land. He is solid and strong, and his hound mirrors his faithfulness. He is utterly trustworthy. Read the rest of this entry »

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Stone Queen

The Stone Queen is aware of the state of the Land. Everything that happens is laid out on her gaming board. She asks us to be aware of the state of our own lives, our own sacred Land. Read the rest of this entry »

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Stone Knight

Despite the cold and the loneliness of the road, the Stone Knight continues upon his quest. His progress is slow but steady. He faithfully serves the Land, searching for the return of Joy. Read the rest of this entry »

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Stone Maiden

The Stone Maiden listens. She sits on the Sacred Land, listening deeply to the voice of all things around her. She becomes one with the Land and feels its hurts and its joys in her body. When she feels these things, she asks the all important question that starts the quest for the Grail: Read the rest of this entry »

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