Lupercalia and Valentine’s Day

Due to Valentine’s Day blogs and hashtags, a friend learned of the ancient Roman ritual of Lupercalia shared her newfound enthusiasm for it with me. Trusting History.com’s version, this friend somewhat facetiously suggested that we might all want to reinstate Lupercalia instead of engaging in … continue reading » “Lupercalia and Valentine’s Day”

Symbol Series: 8-pointed star #2

elcome back! Let’s continue to uncover the meanings behind the symbolism of the 8-pointed star. Building on the first explanations I gave about this symbol, it’s easier to see that it’s a planetary, directional, and calendrical symbol. Knowing these key meanings contributes toward understanding why … continue reading » “Symbol Series: 8-pointed star #2”