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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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Echo’s lament for Narcissus

Echo was an Oread, a mountain nymph. She had a reputation for talking rather a lot and used this skill to distract Hera from searching for her husband Zeus who is conducting numerous affairs. As a punishment, Hera takes away … Continue reading

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VESTA and the phallus of fire…..

“In each moment the fire rages, it will burn away a hundred veils. And carry you a thousand steps toward your goal.”   …..RUMI  trans by Coleman Barks Vesta, Goddess of the home and hearth,  resides in her circular temple as … Continue reading

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LUCINA – “She who brings children into the Light”…..

For Lucy 💜….In Roman mythology, Lucina was the incandescent goddess of childbirth who aided and safeguarded the lives of all women in labour…..”she who brings children into the light”. She was often shown holding a torch representing the burning pains … Continue reading

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Melissa at the hearth of her hive …..🐝

Today we reach the Winter solstice, and are reminded that we are at the darkest point of our year, and from now we can look forward to the reborn light.  I celebrate this turning of the seasons with a print  … Continue reading

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TIAMAT the Devil and the Milky Way ⭐️

Blessings at Samhain – enjoy the festival that marks the end of Summer and celebrates the blanket of of darkness 🌀 Tiamat is a Goddess from the Mesopotamian religions, who roared and smote in the monstrous embodiment of primordial chaos. … Continue reading

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