Wow! Holy Sacred Vulvas, Catwoman! It’s not even women’s history month yet, but as we know riches of women’s history are surfacing all over the place in January. Continuing on with the theme of sacred vulvas, I’m happy to offer the content of a phone … continue reading »
Feline, cats (catty), cougar, pussy, kitten—all slang terms used for women and girls—Meow! In the past, all of these terms (and many more) have been used to shame and denigrate women and girls, trying reduce us to some form of “animal.” Additionally, the term pussy, … continue reading »
Right before the historic Women’s Marches, I’m thrilled to be celebrating women both present and past, both sacred and “profane,” and through our shared physical selves and our shared sacred heritage. Today, I offer my review of the new book, Sheela Na Gig: The Dark … continue reading »
Approaching the cross-quarter day of Lammas (August 1), the events of this summer have caused me to reflect more deeply on the underlying motifs of this ancient holiday: harvest, sowing, and light. Traditionally, within the Northern hemisphere, this cross-quarter day marks either the start of … continue reading »
re myths true? Or are they false, a lie? The answer, you might think, must have been settled ages ago. However, discussion on whether a myth (or myths in general) is or isn’t true continues to percolate up from our collective ponderings. Like the chimera … continue reading »
ary Magdalene has been on my mind for months now. This preoccupation is not typical. Even though I had a Christian upbringing, Mary Magdalene, like other biblical or New Testament figures, certainly wasn’t highlighted as someone important enough or worthy for in-depth Sunday school discussion. … continue reading »
mphitrite. Not one of your commonly-known goddess, but deserving to be revisited and remembered all the same. And, as you’ll see, considering that yesterday was a lunar eclipse, I thought she was a very appropriate goddess to write about today.
In ancient times, she was … continue reading »
recently attended a great workshop by Emily Trinkhaus, on Venus Revolution: 12 Dimensions of the Sacred Feminine. As part of the presentation, Emily mentioned that the origin myth for Aphrodite was one she has never liked or really understood. Although I can completely relate to … continue reading »
xciting news! You are cordially invited to participate in the formation of the shiny new Joseph Campbell Foundation Mythological RoundTable® of Eugene. Come to the introductory meeting!
When: Tuesday, August 19th at 7:00 p.m.
Where: We’ll be meeting at the Bier Stein, 1591 Willamette Street, … continue reading »
ncountering the dry or nearly-dry well of inspiration, imagination, creativity, or passion confronts every artist (of any medium) from time to time. The bucket, pouch, or jar that you’ve dipped into the deep waters of psyche and emotional connection is not bringing much liquid back … continue reading »