What if the shepherds are disciples and those of initiated consciousness quietly working in the fields of human endeavor? What if Joseph represents the Father in Heaven, Sanat Kumara? What if Mary symbolizes Mother Gaia and newborn Christ represents humanity – always brand new and becoming? The birth story is told and retold every year, as it has been told in every culture through all history. In one story, the name is Immanuel, in another it is Krishna, in another Mithra, on and on. Our meditation opens up a few more of the layers of this myth that is a reminder and a call to us to remember our light.
Podcast: The birth of light, a meditation: