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Persephone and Hades

The original myth goes something like this:

Persephone, having stopped to smell the flowers, was abducted by Hades and taken to the underworld.

Her mother, Demeter, searched high and low for her.  205 more words

The Myth Twister

Celebrate the Divine Mother & Her great adventure!

Today the world is celebrating the Mother!

What better day to invite you all to join me on Her great adventure?! I am beginning this adventure here in the new world of the internet and digital connection. 524 more words

The War between the Gods and the Titans

I was going to call the post “Titanomachy,” but I worried that people wouldn’t know what that meant and thus wouldn’t read it.

Anyway, keeping my word and following up on the defeat of Kronos with the defeat of his brothers.   3,549 more words

Greek Mythology

Comparing two prophets: Muhammad and Eunus

One of the things that grabbed my attention was a slave revolt in the Roman Republic led by a Syrian named Eunus. It called my attention because his life has some remarkable parallels with prophet Muhammad, the founder of Islam, mainly the fact that Eunus also called himself a prophet. 1,086 more words

Religion

Spotlight on Ceres - The Great Mother

You have waxed into the fullness of life
And waned into darkness
May you be renewed in tranquility and wisdom.

Persephone speaking to the dead upon her voluntary descent to the Underworld

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Tuesday Morning at the Desk

So today I walked into work with a colleague. Four coffees in hand for the staff, breakfast all ready to go.

There’s a loud laugh coming from behind the door, leading into the rest of the offices. 287 more words

Demeter

Going Green: An Introduction to Organic Wine

What is organic?
When we use the word “organic” to refer to agricultural products, we mean grown without the use of pesticides, herbicides, or other chemicals. 1,040 more words

Wine