Sacred Objects of the Goddess Freya

For today’s post, I have decided to take a look at objects and animals that are sacred to the Great Goddess Freya.   There are several things that are sacred to the Norse Goddess of Love and War. I will begin by going over Freya’s animal associations.   Freya’s most obvious animal association is with…

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Aphrodite Energy: A Poem

For today’s post, I have decided to share a poem about embracing your inner Aphrodite. Aphrodite Energy by Maranda Wabik Silken sheets Gliding on alabaster skin Sensual feeling Emotional release Powerful feelings OVERWHELM As I give into The romantic RELAXATION A time of rest A time to restore A time to embrace My inner APHRODITE…

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Blessed Imbolc: A Poem

For today’s post, I have decided to share a poem about today’s holiday of Imbolc! Blessed Imbolc by Maranda Wabik Nymphs dancing Barefoot in the Woodland Sisters moving Hand in hand Energies raised As frosty days Slowly give way To melting ice Now is the time To play nice In the Faery Wood Fires are…

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Jennifer’s Body: The Monstrous Feminine, Shadow Work Integration, and Goddess Aspects

For this week’s Femme Fatale Friday, I have decided to take a look at the film Jennifer’s Body and how it works with the idea of the Monstrous Feminine and Shadow Integration!   I think this is a great topic to help explain how to better work through your own shadow and integrate it with…

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Friday the 13th and the Divine Feminine

Happy Friday the 13th! No that was not sarcastic, as I truly love this day and this post is all about the reasons why. This is a little bit of a different Femme Fatale Friday.   Instead of simply writing about a specific female figure, character, or real-life woman, I am going to be discussing…

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Flower Brides, May Queens, High Queens: Archetypes in Analysis

For today’s post, I have decided to take a look at Arthurian Faery Queens in the realm of being a Flower Bride who became May Queen when married and eventually turned High Queen.   Guinevere, Isolde, and Blodeuwedd are all Faery women who can be seen through the lens of archetypal Flower Brides.   The…

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Yuletide in Avalon Poem

For today’s post, I have decided to share a poem that I have written about Winter in Avalon! Yuletide in Avalon by Maranda Wabik Snowflakes dancing In the air Fir trees blanketed in snow The Isle of Avalon Is ready for Solstice Morgana le Fay  And the Ninefold Sisterhood Reside on the Isle Where they…

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Elen of the Ways Poem

For today’s post, I have decided to share a poem that I have written about Elen of the Ways. Elen of the Ways  by Maranda Wabik Elen show me The way Along the  Snowy path I see deer-prints  In the snow A reindeer is up ahead Great antlers atop his head They match the Antlers…

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Blodeuwedd, Wintery Owl Goddess

For this week’s Femme Fatale Friday, I have decided to discuss the Welsh Celtic Goddess Blodeuwedd.   In particular, I will be focusing on her aspect as an Owl Goddess and how this may relate to this dark and Wintery time of year.    Her dual nature of Flower Goddess and Owl Goddess can be…

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The Book of the Great Queen Review

For today’s post, I have decided to share a brief review of The Book of the Great Queen: The Many Faces of the Morrigan, from Ancient Legends to Modern Devotions by Morpheus Ravenna.    This book is a complex text that examines the whole of the literature about the Morrigan deeply. This book is at…

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