For Aphrodite Ourania

No image could capture you,O Ouranic Aphrodite, great queen —we must fragment our view to even glimpse a shadow.How could material capture a beautyunseen and summited beyond thought,you who basks in dripping light? What image could render youwithin the chasm-like Hestiaof yourself, completely hidden?Your chariot's immense power?That blazing-bright morning stardancing through its phases,or the tender, … Continue reading For Aphrodite Ourania

What Can We Learn From the Goddess Necklace Trend?

When looking up the title of a book from 2000 that seems to be from a deceased author (hence nowhere online, and likely a soon-to-be-victim of what we call in library science "orphaned works"), my eyes were assaulted with advertising. This is unsurprising, as Google's search engine is primarily an advertising machine that just so … Continue reading What Can We Learn From the Goddess Necklace Trend?

My (Preliminary) Review of Nolan’s A YEAR OF PAGAN PRAYER

This morning while doing solstice offerings, I opened up Barbara Nolan's A Year of Pagan Prayer: A Sourcebook of Poems, Hymns, and Invocations from Four Thousand Years of Pagan History, turned to December, and found a beautiful prayer for Sunna sandwiched between a traditional Welsh folk song and a Wassail poem from the early 17th … Continue reading My (Preliminary) Review of Nolan’s A YEAR OF PAGAN PRAYER