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RHEA and the mattress of Comfort

We all need comfort in these times, here is Rhea on the Mattress of Ease….. She is an archetypal Mother Goddess, but her marriage to CRONUS (Saturn) was difficult as a  prophecy had told her husband that he would be … Continue reading

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GAIA and our beautiful Earth…….

In Greek mythology GAIA  is the primordial Goddess of the EARTH, the personification of our planet. She was borne from Chaos. Gaia and Uranus (the sky) bore the Titans, the giants and the sea. Gaia was the original deity at … Continue reading

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HEKATE and the Blood Moon

International Women’s Day March 8th  2019 HEKATE is Goddess of the crossroads and holds the keys to the Underworld. She is associated with the dark moon and holds the energy of the ‘blood mysteries’ which are ; the first menstruation, … Continue reading

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KOTYS in the Wild….

KOTYS was a Lunar Thracian Goddess. She was both a deity of wild nature and of war. Her celebrations and worship took place at night in wild places, deep in the forests or high up in the mountains, under the … Continue reading

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CIRCE working her magic…..

                          A foreword of the book CIRCE by Madelaine Miller In the house of Helios, god of the sun and mightiest of the Titans, a daughter is born. But Circe is a strange child—not powerful, like her father, nor viciously … Continue reading

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NIKE- The Goddess of Victory

In Greek mythology, Nike was the winged daughter of Pallas and the river Styx. The ‘winged’ goddess embodied strength, speed and victory. She flew through the sky to the deities spreading news of Victory and was close to Zeus, acting … 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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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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