Eris: Goddess of Chaos

For this week’s Femme Fatale Friday, I have chosen the Greek goddess Eris.    She was the goddess of chaos, and was known to cause discord wherever she went.    Eris had the Roman name of Discorda, and was closely identified with the war-goddess Enyo (Homer even used the names interchangeably).   In some versions…

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Guinevere and Morgan as Aspects of the Goddess

For today’s post I want to take a look at the Arthurian figures of Guinevere and Morgan Le Fay as aspects of goddesses.   Guinevere can be seen as the flower bride and light goddess, while Morgan can be seen as a darker aspect of a death goddess.    This can also explain some of…

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Rhiannon as Moon Goddess

For today’s post I would like to take a brief look at a particular aspect of the goddess Rhiannon!   Rhiannon is most associated with sovereignty and horses, however she is also a lunar goddess.    The moon has long been associated with the feminine and feminine mysteries!    Her lunar associations are often connected…

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Rhiannon Becoming the Lady of the Lake

Today I want to discuss the theory that the Welsh Celtic goddess Rhiannon later became seen as the Lady of the Lake in Arthurian legends.    This is something that is discussed briefly in some sources, and there are some parallels that make it seem likely that Rhiannon went from being a goddess to the…

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My Top 5 Creepy Female Characters

For today’s post I have decided to do a countdown of creepy women characters.    These are female characters that are known mostly for the fact that they are spooky for some reason!    As we are in the season for all things spooky, it is the perfect time to do this countdown. Number 5:…

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The Rhiannon and Guinevere Connection

I have written about Guinevere’s connection to goddesses and historical figures before.    Today I want to focus on the connection between Guinevere and one of my favorite goddesses, Rhiannon!    Rhiannon is the Welsh Celtic goddess of sovereignty, horses, and a faerie queen.    Guinevere is the wife of Arthur and queen of Camelot…

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My Top 5 Horror Movies of the 1990s

In honor of the beginning of Halloween season, which I personally view as starting with the beginning of September, I have decided to do a countdown of my favorite 90s horror films!    I decided to do a 90s countdown because the horror films of this decade were very diverse.   Without further ado, here…

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Vivienne or Nimue: By Any Name the Enchantress of Merlin

For this weeks’ Femme Fatale Friday I have chosen to take a brief look at the deadly aspect of Vivienne, or Nimue, the Lady of the Lake that became the undoing of Merlin!    No matter which of her many names you call her by, it is evident that in several versions of the Arthurian…

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Real People Used as Characters on American Horror Story

For today’s post I want to take a look at the various real people who have been used as characters on the show American Horror Story.   Fans of the show will know that there are many real people that are used in this series.    I will focus mainly on some of my favorites,…

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What It Means to Have a Golden Aura

So today is my birthday!    As I am one of those people who, even as an adult, absolutely adores my birthday, I wanted to choose a special topic for today’s post.    That topic is auras, and the fact that I know my aura color, and have had people comment on it.    I…

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