(by Morgan McFarland)
In the infinite moment before all time
This was before anything else had been born... not even Herself.
As She danced, so did Her ecstasy increase.
Her movements made the wind and the element Air was born and did breathe.
And sparks were struck from Her dancing feet so that She shone
forth as the Sun,
About her feet swirled the waters in tidal wave and
And She sought to rest her feet from their dance, and She brought forth the Earth so that the shores were Her footstool, the fertile lands Her womb, the mountains Her full breasts, and Her streaming hair the growing things.
And the Goddess named Herself:
She saw that which was and is and will be,
She laughed, and the Goddess created Woman in Her own
From Her Elements; Earth, Air, Fire and Water,
The Goddess then spoke to Her daughters, saying:
I am the Dancer and the Dance.
I am the Sun who gives you warmth in which to stretch and
I am the Wind to blow at your call and the sparkling Waters that offer joy.
I am the Fire of the Dance of Life,
I give to all my priestesses three aspects that are Mine:
I am Artemis, the Maiden of the Animals, the Virgin of the
I shall be called a million names.
Call unto me, daughters, and know that I am Nemesis."
We offer our created energy: