My husband and I were talking about gods we know nothing about. When we were first Pagan, we had books with lists of deities, god of this, goddess of that, and they’d sometimes literally only have the name of the deity and what that god is “for.” Some of the deities could be researched elsewhere, while others have no surviving myths or icons and literally all we have is the name. 382 more words
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Happy Earth Day!
The Sanskrit name for Mother Earth is Bhumi Devi (literally “Earth Goddess” or even “Soil Goddess”). She is also called Prithvi Mata (Earth Mother) and in the Vedas she’s paired with Dyas Pita (Sky Father; etymologically Dyas Pita is the Indo-European Dyēus ph2ter from which we derive the names Zeus, Dios, and probably Jupiter). 189 more words
The pentacle is the star that stays steady and on course. The crescents represent wisdom and intuition. The moon is constantly ebbing and flowing through process. 44 more words
I feel a shifting inside of me. Maybe it’s age. Can you have a mid-life crisis as 38? Maybe it’s stage of life. I’ve been a mother since I was 22, and we’re in a phase where my “mothering” means more and more stepping back and letting my sons grow into manhood. 1,262 more words