This morning, as I was waking up, my guides told me to post the journal entry for a trip I made with Kathryn Jackson to Stanton Drew stone circles. We were studying an Archaeology degree in Winchester together at the time and I was still learning about Earth work. Kathryn too had been attuned to Reiki, by me, and so we were colleagues learning together. Much later, when I was ‘given’ the Gaia Method I attuned her to the first level. She had already been attuned to Reiki Master level by then and was well on her way in her healing journey. In a way we learned a lot about how to combine our healing with the knowledge of how our ancestors worked energetically within the landscape. We travelled quite a lot to different sites back then. This is the record of that day.
It was wet and windy, not Kats favourite weather! The Great circle was smaller than I expected and I didn’t detect any energy activity. I did, however, pick up the fear and superstitions that the people of the Middle Ages felt about the site. They really were scared of them and saw them as places of the devil where horrible things happened to people. They imagined that the builders sacrificed animals and people and stuck their heads on poles to rot. They built up so many negative beliefs about the place that the energy remains there. Interestingly we did find a rabbit’s head which had been deliberately placed on one of the stones!! Bit weird!! Then I remembered the Lemurian’s instructions to place a protective light frequency around me so that I would only pick up the energies that I needed to work with. When I did that I no longer picked up those energies. I’ll remember that next time!
I had an impulse to place all my Lemurian crystals in the rain-water which had pooled on top of one of the flat, square stones in the North-East. I wasn’t quite sure why I was doing it but it became clearer later.
The stone was markedly different to the others in that it was not an upright. We thought initially that it had just fallen over but we realised that it was supposed to be flat. Interestingly I had no desire to walk to the centre of the circle, as I would normally, but felt the need to walk around the edge to the stone, immediately opposite the first stone we had come to on entering the field. When we had reached that stone I felt an impulse to walk into the centre of the North-East circle. As I did I began to feel the familiar energy-rush feeling I usually get at an active site. It always leaves me feeling breathless! While Kat wandered around the stones I stood in the centre and tuned in. I wanted to lift my arms up to the sky so I ‘saw’ myself doing that. I was aware of the light moving around the stones in a clockwise fashion after having started at the square, flat stone that lay in the north east. As the ring of blue light energy travelled around the stone circle it stopped at the square one and created a ‘ring’ effect, like a ring with a gemstone we would put on our finger. It seemed as though the square stone somehow ‘held’ the charge of Solar energy which the Priestess in the centre had channelled into the circle.
As I continued to channel the energy into the circle I ‘saw’ a sword of fire being plunged into the ground. I’d never seen this before. Usually, in order to clear a blocked energy line, I would drive a sword into the point of blockage but it never had fire around it. (The sword is just an image I see in my imagination that acts like an etheric acupuncture needle, unblocking the flow of energy through the earth’s meridians). I wasn’t quite sure what this meant but, again, it became clearer later on. When this process felt complete I wanted to walk down the avenue of stones so that’s what we did.
The next step was to visit the South-West circle. We had to cross another field which was thick with mud and cow pats! Sheep and their early lambs were playing on the stones of the smaller circle but they moved away as we entered the circle. I expected this circle to be ‘quiet’ as the previous one was active but to my surprise it too was active. I stood in the middle and tuned in. As I became more aware of the energy, I felt my own energy wanting to move deep into the Earth. Then I saw a wheel with me in the centre. Another one appeared under it and they began to rotate in opposite directions. I heard ‘step off the wheel’ but didn’t know what this meant! A few minutes passed and I wasn’t sure if I was finished or not. Then I saw myself as a priestess again but this time I held a large serpent in my hands. It was extremely long and moving in a winding movement. I placed it deep in the Earth with its head facing towards the North-East circle, but not entering it. It bypassed it.
Then another line, obviously still present, was activated. This line ran under St. Mary’s church, through the centre of the circle and out the other side. I waited for this to properly anchor. I saw the priestess holding a lantern and she began to ‘walk the light’ down the line of the serpent towards the North-East circle. I had the idea that this is what the original avenue of stones marked out yet she had created a new line. Both avenues now joined this new line. Had there been a line there before and it had become blocked at another location and needed to be recreated?
Then I ‘saw’ the peace symbol and was told to anchor this quality into the circle. I still felt as though I was deep in the Earth, so I felt the energy of peace lay itself over and into the circle like a disc of energy. This then moved deeply into the Earth. I waited until I could no longer feel the energy and I knew we were finished.
This had been an interesting site. Although it had three circles it wasn’t a Triple Goddess Site. It appeared as though one circle belonged to the fire element and one belonged to the Earth element. I had read some research by Gwen Broughton and the three stone circles that existed in Winchester during the Neolithic. This information had been channelled by an Australian woman and she said that there had been a large stone circle where the cathedral now stood. Two satellite circles, one a ‘water’ circle and the other a ‘fire’ circle lay under what is now the Brooks centre. Three Sarsen stones from the smaller circles now lie in the Abbey gardens. I am sceptical until I experience evidence of channelled information (even my own!) so I went and sat on the stones and tuned into them. I was ‘told’ that the stone I was sitting on was a ‘Venus’ stone and that it was used to tune into the qualities of Venus! I saw a stone circle and a Druid/priest instructing his/her students. Each student sat at a stone in order to experience and know the energies of a particular planet. Interesting, but again I needed proof. I found it. I read it on the internet but cannot find it now. It stated that druids would teach their students about planets by getting them to tune into stones that were infused with that particular energy!
Now I had also experienced ‘elemental circles’ so I knew the Australian woman was possibly correct. I will have to visit some more stone circles to see if this is a common occurrence.
I have subsequently, since writing that, done much more work with these etheric energies of Winchester’s stone circles and with the three stones which still remain. I will gradually post these when I have a hundred years worth of time!!!