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ALEMONA- Nourisher of the Unborn

ALEMONA is the Roman Goddess who protects and helps nurture the unborn child in its mother’s womb, a warm place of containment and nourishment. Alemona’s task was to maintain  the development of the child. From Her name came the words … Continue reading

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The Black Madonna

There are  400–500 Black Madonnas in Europe. Sometimes they are carefully cloaked or hidden from view. The Black Madonna holds within Her the vast archetype of the ancient lineage of the sacred feminine….Isis, Cybele, Inanna to name a few. She … Continue reading

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THEIA under the GASLIGHT

THEIA is the Greek Goddess of Light . Here she stands under a gaslight which is a metaphor for Gaslighting , a form of insidious emotional abuse where the perpetrator ‘shuts someone down’ by causing them to doubt their truth. … Continue reading

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NYX in the Cave of Night

Today marks the darkest  night of the year, and so I am marking this powerful and liminal time with my recent print of NYX, the Greek goddess who was the NIGHT. She was seen as the source from which all … Continue reading

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The MOIRAI and the Red Thread of Life

THE MOIRAI were the 3 goddesses of fate and destiny who personified the life and death cycle of humankind. Their name means ‘alottted portions’. The Moirai it was said they appeared three nights after a child’s birth to determine its … Continue reading

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ACHLYS with the Tears of the World

ACHLYS was the Greek Goddess of Sadness. Her mother, Nyx was the Night, Achlys was the eternal night; describing the nights when we lay wide awake filled with a sadness. She collects the tears of humanity. Falling into such sadness … Continue reading

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The blind impulse of ATE

ATE (pronounced A t ee)  is a trickster Greek Goddess of mischief and blind folly. Her mother was ERIS – the Goddess of discord and her father , Zeus. Ate is also the personification of Infatuation – and holds the … Continue reading

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