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The Contemplation of Baba Yaga

BABA YAGA – The Great Mother in Russian folklore is a  large supernatural crone. She is wilder and older and odder than we can imagine. Like Sheela-na-gig or Kali she is a dark Goddess expressing life and death, birth and … Continue reading

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THALASSA of the Lonely Shores….

Thalassa is an ancient Greek personification of the Sea. Some called her ‘the Mother of All’. With her male counterpart, Pontus, the storm Gods and the fish of the sea were created. Her story tells that she also gave birth … Continue reading

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The Virgin Mary and the Annunciation

March 25th is the Marian Feast day of Mary’s Annunciation which falls every year 9 months before Christmas Day. It tells the story of the visitation of the Archangel Gabriel to the Virgin Mary to inform her she is with … Continue reading

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Danu-Brigit and the blood red rose ….

Bright blessings to all at this time of the Celtic fire festival of Imbolc which means“in the belly”. It is said people once looked upon the Earth at this time of the year as resembling a young pregnant Goddess in … Continue reading

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