It comes to us from mother earth, providing for all life.
What's not sacred about that?
So when I heard "Blessings on the River" would be right here in Black Mountain, NC, instead of Asheville, this year, I was just tickled pink. This is an annual performance, a ritual, a gathering of people who honor goddess energies, and above all, a community of people with open hearts and minds.
Drumming by 15 women of the Wild Bodema Drummers.
Singing by women of the Sahara Peace Choir.
Greetings of a Yoruba priestess of Oshun, goddess of the rivers.
Leadership by a priestess of Inanna and the Mother Grove Temple of the Goddess.
|H. Byron Ballard|
Blessings similar to baptism with water of a river.
Songs written and led by talented Annelinde Metzner.
Circle dancing for bees and all creatures.
A setting out in nature next to free flowing waters.
An altar to the goddesses of water...