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Starhawk: Invocation

Nameless One—of many names
Eternal—and ever-changing One
Who is found nowhere—but appears everywhere
Beyond—and within all.
Timeless—circles of the seasons,
Unknowable mystery—known by all.
Lord of the Dance—Mother of all life:
Be radiant with us,—
Engulf us with Your love,
See with our eyes,
Hear with our ears ,
Breathe with our nostrils,
Touch with our hands,
Kiss with our lips,
Open our hearts!
That we may live free at last
Joyful in the single song
Of all that is, was, or ever shall be!

Starhawk (1951- ) is a pioneer in reviving earth-based spirituality and Goddess religion. She co-founded Reclaiming, an activist branch of modern Pagan religion, based in northern California. She is the author of The Spiral Dance: A Rebirth of the Ancient Religion of the Great Goddess.

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