Following the Broken Lines of Earth to Brentor

Ari_Sketch“The ley lines, lad. The ley lines. The lines of light in Earth. Some call them dragon lines. They haven’t been right for quite a long time now. Clogged by darkness. Broken by greed. I’m a mess. But then again, that’s nothing unusual these days. The entire planet is filled with broken lines and clogged pores, you might say. But you’re here to help fix that. So much work to be done. You best get started.” — Albion speaking to Ari, Book 2: Warriors of Light

“When we saw the cover of your book, we knew you had to be here,” Sue confided after I arrived for the June 2018 Silent Eye School of Consciousness workshop. The hexagram started appearing to me before I enrolled with the school and even before I met Sue through the wonderful world of blogging. Sue, though, has been my primary human guide as I navigate this sacred symbol and others.

 

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From the cover of my new book, The Labyrinth. Book 1 of the Warriors of Light Series

 

The mystical hexagram seems to defy time and language, appearing throughout history and pre-history on Earth, as well as in the alignment of heavenly bodies above. As above, so below. It unites the male and female aspects of ourselves and the “world” at large. Six years ago, I realized this symbol was asking to take form upon the pages of the book I had begun to write. Appearing in a grove of oaks, it looked like a maze of broken light. As I wrote, allowing myself to be lead by the unseen force of the higher consciousness, I came to realize that those lines of light exist in the Earth and within us as the life force energy that is the Light of Life itself.

 

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Ancient symbols predating religion appeared throughout the churches we visited during the June workshop.

 

And so it was no surprise that I was drawn to the workshop before I even knew why. The hexagram, leading the way. There was the hexagon around the Cerne Abbas giant, which aligned with the stars above. Orion mapping the inner and outer-landscape at each site we visited. Seven churches forming a star with an inner point of light. And, dragon lines running through it all, guiding present and long forgotten footeps.

Sula_Sketch“In the middle of the hexagon is the source of the golden light, but there are a million paths to get there. I don’t know how to explain it exactly. It’s like a spider’s web. There are smaller lines of light, like veins on a leaf, which fill the large star we share, all leading to the center.” — Sula, The Labyrinth, Book 1: Warriors of Light 

I’m not sure I’ll ever be wholly or holy comfortable in a church. Although I admire their outer beauty, there is a rigidness to their structure that constricts my cells. An old church sits atop Brentor in England. Dedicated to St. Michael, it resides along his ley line. Inside the church, which still feels very solid and powerful in form, there is a stained glass window of the saint who is often seen in other churches sleying a dragon. Not so here.

 

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St. Michael above Brentor

 

Instead, the dragon lies dormant below him. The mound of earth itself, having erupted with its fire energy thousands of years before. It is no wonder I was not comfortable within these fortified walls. Although the Saint here looks a bit wild and paganish with his feathered attire, his visage is fierce as he looks down upon the land with his sword poised for striking. His skirt wears the eyes of the peacock. Is there a bold difiance in this image inside a church that has laid claim to the land?

 

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Stuart and Sue explore the top of Brentor

 

The gargoyles here do not apear on the roof of the stone building, but in the guardian stone itself, which sits, place by Nature one presumes, at the base of the hill.

 

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There is not just one face in this Guardian Stone filled with protective gargoyles.

I like this stone, as I do most stones that feel like there is a living presence within them. They often feel like friends, and when approached with trust and an open heart, they have much to share. The eyes are often drawn to them without always knowing why.

 

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The restless dragon mound of Brentor

 

The jagged rock of the guardian stone mirrors the Tor it guards. Born of fire and earth, it is a hybrid of forces that feel unbalanced. I cannot help but think of Glastonbury Tor, so different from Brentor with its elegant conical shape, which to me feels very feminine, yet powerfully in control and aligned with the sacred heart. I do not recall seeing a guaridan stone when I was there to years ago. Just ewes with their spring lands dotting the landscape with the energy of rebirth and the promise of a resurrected heart filled with Christ-consciousness for those who wish to ascend its summits.

 

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My daugher poised for flight atop Glastonbury Tor, filled with exhileration.

 

Brentor, in contrast seems to represent a struggle of forces. As though the the battle between Earth and Man has yet to be won. Its church is largely intact, and dominates its summit, unlike the solitary tower that remains rather elegantly atop Glastonbury. Beautiful and non-threatening. Yet, is there really a victory to be won here?

 

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Despite the masculine feel of Brentor, it is guarded by Hathor’s animal.

 

The giant that lies under St. Michael’s church at Brentor may be latent at present, but history has taught us that we cannot conquer forces that are greater than ourselves, because these forces also reside within us, unbalanced. When we disrupt the energies in Earth, as we are doing now, She responds to our unease. When will we learn?

 

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A sacred stream runs through the body of the land below Brentor.

 

Water, like fire, runs through the veins of Earth. Nearby the base of Brentor, there is a small stone enclosure that appears to mark a sacred stream. Unlike Glastonbury, this one is mostly hidden, and there is no call to tourists to gather here. Yet, it is here, filled with hope, carrying the blood of life through the land.

 

 

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About Alethea Kehas

I am an author and owner of Inner Truth Healing & Yoga.
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9 Responses to Following the Broken Lines of Earth to Brentor

  1. Anne Copeland says:

    I can so much relate to various parts of this post, Alethea. It is beautiful. I, like you, am not comfortable in most churches, but it is not necessarily the churches themselves but the people who have been in charge and made many of the decisions if not most of them throughout time. The churches were often built by those people or they were perhaps re-designed after some destruction.
    They do have beauty, and sometimes that too is difficult to appreciate because of the history that surrounds them.

    I too am glad about going through this course of study because life has changed dramatically since I have been involved with it. I actually felt giddy the other night because of some of the new doors opening in my consciousness. Such a change for me. Thank you one and all.

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    • I loved that you wrote you of feeling “giddy with new doors of consciousness opening.” That is wonderful It is an exciting journey, isn’t it? Not always easy, but deeply rewarding. ❤

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      • Anne Copeland says:

        Yes, this is so true about not easy, but deeply rewarding. Sometimes I am like the mad scientist digging madly through page after page of everything I can find about a particular place, or a particular post about something. I form my ideas, and then I find some more to read and realize that what I was thinking might not be what was meant. But one of the things I am learning is that I can trust my own mind and ideas more than I thought I could in the past. I am respecting the ideas that are coming to me, for I know that this is not fiction but real life and real spirituality, and everything that is genuine in life. Yes, I don’t think I have taken a better journey in my lifetime. Thank you very kindly. Alethea, and for the others who formed this School of Mystery. It is wonderful beyond belief!

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