Category: issue20


“Divine Women”

Like many of us goddess lovers, I awaited this programme with bated breath. I have always enjoyed the ever-popular Bettany Hughes’ views on ancient history, especially her programmes about Minoan civilisation. I guess like many, I felt glad that at least the topic has been raised for public opinion, whilst left frustrated at the inevitable skating over surfaces and sound-bite mentions of whole swathes of civilisation.

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Loving Brynhild – Part 7

The brutality of humans after having descended to the lowest depths of their animal souls far surpassed anything Odin could have foretold. The coarse and indecent aspect of human nature was a flaw in the works, an oversight, a divine miscalculation. Wild animals roared, pounced, and tore living creatures apart limb by limb in order to feast on raw meat and drip with fresh blood without remorse, without reflection, and without contrition.

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Ancient Tantric Goddess Worship – Past and Present

Vasant Panchami is the Hindu festival that marks the end of the winter in India and ushers in the spring. Young girls wear bright yellow dresses and participate in the festivities. The colour yellow holds a special meaning for this celebration as it signifies the brilliance of nature and the vibrancy of life.

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Be your own Herbal Expert: Part 1

Herbal medicine is the medicine of the people. It is simple, safe, effective, and free. Our ancestors knew how to use an enormous variety of plants for health and well-being. Our neighbors around the world continue to use local plants for healing and health maintenance.  You can too.

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The chickens with their throats slit right
across the street were less a blight
than curdling cries for mother’s milk

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Wake Robin

Blood-red trillium,
with your sumptuous variegated leaf patterns,
arising in big colonies early, so early in spring
amid dry leaves and old twigs,

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Goddess Destinations

A plethora of sacred sites of Goddess can be found on almost every continent, ranging from archaeological sites and churches to museums, industrial parks and natural landscapes.  The variety of these sites depicts the diversity of her worship across the globe from living traditions thousands of years old to contemporary temples founded and blossoming during the last decade. With each of these locales one discovers the treasure trove that is the herstory of the Sacred Feminine.

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Misogyny on Parade

So much has transpired since I last put pen to paper but instead of luxuriating in musings on creativity or spiritual epiphanies, I must jump right in to a most retching development on the American political scene. Let me state before I start that the opinions herewith imparted are mine and mine alone – no other entity or deity should be held culpable.

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Goddess Temple Funerals

Goddess Temple Gifts

Goddess Matters, by Judith Laura

Goddess Guided Meditations, by Judith Laura