The Wildwood Tarot Review

For today’s post, I have decided to do another Tarot deck review.    This time I am reviewing The Wildwood Tarot by Mark Ryan and John Matthews.   The deck is illustrated by Will Worthington, and I have to say that this deck’s illustrations are really gorgeous!   Like with all of my Tarot reviews,…

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Llewellyn Tarot Review

For today’s post, I have decided to do a review of The Llewellyn Tarot by Anna-Marie Ferguson.    As with my previous Tarot deck review, I will preface this by stating that not all decks will jive with a particular reader, but that does not make the deck better or worse, sometimes it is about…

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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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The Arthurian Tarot Deck Review

For today’s post, I have decided to do something a bit different.   Instead of doing a review of a book, I have decided to do a review of a specific tarot deck.   Now, I will preface this by saying that each of us will have decks that more jive with our energies and…

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Lords Fight Over The Flower Bride Poem

For today’s post, I have decided to share a poem that I have written about the Lords of Winter and Summer fighting over the Flower Bride. Lords Fight Over the Flower Bride by Maranda Wabik Lord of Summer Lord of Winter Fight over The Flower Bride Changing seasons Changing tides Sovereignty  Chooses the rightful Rulers…

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Raven’s Wing Poem

For today’s post, I have decided to share a poem that I have written about ravens as messengers of Morgan le Fay and the transformational power of the Great Goddess. Raven’s Wing by Maranda Wabik Ravens wing Across the sky Sending messages Of Morgana She will Envelope you  Within Raven’s Wings As she pushes you…

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The Importance of Faery Women in the Arthuriad

For today’s post, I would like to take a look at the importance of Faery women within the Arthurian legends, as well as how it is inspired by Celtic lore.   There are numerous Faery women in the Arthurian legends.   It can even be argued that each important female figure had origins in the…

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13 Death Goddesses

For today’s post, I have decided to briefly look at 13 Goddesses from around the world who have a Death aspect! 1. Ereshkigal ~This is the Goddess of the Sumerian Underworld.   She is known as the Judge of the Great Below, whose job it is to determine who is to go where after death.…

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The High Priestess Morgana

Welcome back to Morgan le Fay Week at White Rose of Avalon! For the final day of Morgan le Fay Week, I have decided to look at Morgan as Priestess.   The role of Priestess is one of the most common that is attributed to Morgan over the course of the many tellings of her…

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The Mother Morgana

Welcome back to Morgan le Fay Week at White Rose of Avalon! For day six of Morgan le Fay Week, I have decided to discuss Morgan as the mother.   The Mother aspect of Morgana is not something that is generally one of the first things that we think of.   Yet, in most tellings…

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