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The Nurturance of CAPELLA AMALTHEA ⭐️

AMALTHEA (Greek for tender goddess) was the she-goat nurse of the god Zeus . She lived in a cave high up in the mountains. When Zeus was born in Crete, his mother  to protect him from his father’s murderous tendencies, … Continue reading

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FESSONA- awake in the night

Fessona is a Roman Goddess who personifies weariness. She helps those that are exhausted to restore their strength and find healing and strength. Her name is derived from the Latin word  fessus, meaning ‘weary, tired, exhausted or worn out. Continual … Continue reading

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DEIPHOBE takes the GOLDEN BOUGH to the Underworld

The priestess Deiphobe was a Sibyl, a prophetess who presided over the Apollonian oracle at Cummae in Italy. She lived in a cave , writing her prophecies on oak leaves. It is said that the Hero Anneas visited her to … Continue reading

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The Labyrinth and the Hero🌀

I read this poem for the first time  by Mary Oliver this morning .. it tells of the hero Theseus penetrating  the labyrinth to slay the Minotaur(Asterius) while holding onto the lifeline of Ariadne’s thread, a rich myth. This is … Continue reading

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CASSIOPEIA’s punishment for HUBRIS

Cassiopeia was the beautiful but vain wife of the King of Ethiopia. She committed HUBRIS by boasting that she and her daughter were more beautiful than any other. The sea God Neptune was enraged with her and set out to … Continue reading

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ASTERIA and the falling stars ⭐️

ASTERIA was the giant Titan goddess of falling stars, oracles, astrology, the delivering of prophetic dreams and all divination of the night. Her mother was Hecate, Goddess and way-keeper of the dark thresholds. After the fall of the Titans, the … Continue reading

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OIZYS – Flying on the Winds of Despair

OIZYS is a goddess from the Greek pantheon and was a daughter of Nyx, Goddess of the night. OIZYS is the personification of anxiety, despair distress and worry. The Roman counterpart of OIZYS was Miseria, meaning misery. Despair is a … Continue reading

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