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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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The Goddess STYX – Passage to the Underworld

The Goddess Styx in Greek mythology is both a deity and a river.  Her river is the threshold between the earth and the underworld.  Charon the ferryman carries the deceased across the river Styx threshold so they could enter the … Continue reading

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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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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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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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The ebb and flow of SELENE

SELENE in Greek Mythology is the personification of the MOON, and sister of the SUN God Helios. Selene mirrors and reflects the light of the Sun to Earth at night and thereby controls the tides of the seas, according to … Continue reading

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