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VxPoem ID: 41691

Category:
devotional

Posted: November 21st. 2011 4:13:33 PM

Views: 273

The People of the Tree

by Steve Critchley

Age Group: Adult



Centred in our Dancing Floor
Stands the Tree known of yore
It is our altar, it is our guide
Sign of the God and of the Bride

We are the People of the Tree

Serpent Wisdom flows from the Tree
Three Fates water roots of the Tree
Fed by Fate’s well is the Tree
Silver and Gold are on the Tree
Father, Mother, Child - All of the Tree
In all the worlds there grows the Tree
Shining knowledge fruits on the Tree
Trees within Trees are in the Tree
Leaves of healing are from the Tree
A Compassed Portal is the Tree
Go up or down through the Tree
Nine Nights hung Odin on the Tree
Three birthed Buddha beneath the Tree
Three Pillars are balanced in the Tree
Three nails held The Anointed to the Tree
Etz Ha-Chaim we call the Tree
All is One and of the Tree
Holy is All of the Tree
God and Thee and Me
We are the Tree

By Steven Critchley




Author's Notes: I practise a form of Traditional English Craft that above all else seeks Wisdom, Truth and a return to the Source of all.

My Craft can be practised in any context because it is a way of life - it is who I am. I can practise the Craft in ancient pagan contexts or in modern neopagan terms. I can also practise the Craft of wisdom in Buddhist, Hindu, Islamic or Christian contexts.

No individual, organisation, religion or tradition can contain all of the truth or wisdom in all her totality. Wisdom is free and can be found on many paths, she calls to those who have ears to hear.

This poem is about the fact that in the tradition I follow the riches of wisdom - as they are discoverable all over the world in many religions, philosophies and cultures - are available to all, as is the pearl of great price... if we would only acknowledge that it is free for the taking as long as we are willing to surrender everything in return.

Truth is the Mother of us All and her Word shines everyday in the abundance of Life.


Author's Location: Sheffield, England
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