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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The Healer Morgana

Welcome back to Morgan le Fay Week at White Rose of Avalon! For day five of Morgan le Fay Week, I have decided to discuss Morgan as Healer.   This aspect of Morgan le Fay is actually the first one we see in her literary history.   In Vita Merlini, Geoffrey of Monmouth described Merlin…

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The Sorceress Morgana

Welcome back to Morgan le Fay Week at White Rose of Avalon! I have decided to discuss Morgan as Sorceress for day four of Morgan le Fay Week.   The Sorceress is the darker Autumnal witch who is using her magic to plot the downfall of her enemies.   She is a witch who does…

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Morgana, Queen of the Shadows

Welcome back to Morgan le Fay Week at White Rose of Avalon! For day three of Morgan le Fay Week, as well as this week’s Femme Fatale Friday, I have decided to discuss Morgan as Queen of the Shadows.   This is Morgan as her most deep and shadowy Death Goddess aspect.   It is…

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Faery Lover Morgana

Welcome back to Morgan le Fay Week at White Rose of Avalon! For day two of Morgan le Fay Week, I have decided to cover Morgan as Faery Lover.   Faery Lover is the sexual aspect of Morgana who would use her feminine wiles to seduce many knights.   It is also this aspect that…

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The Enchantress Morgana

Welcome to Morgan le Fay Week at White Rose of Avalon!   For day one of Morgan le Fay Week, I have chosen to focus on Morgana’s aspect of being an Enchantress.   The Enchantress is sometimes thought of as the Springtime witch.   This is because she is associated with the light half of…

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Announcing Morgan le Fay Week!

For today’s bonus post, I am happy to announce another theme week here on White Rose of Avalon.    Starting tomorrow I will be doing a full week of posts devoted to Morgana le Fay!   Each day I will be discussing one of her archetypal aspects and encouraging everyone to do a deep dive…

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Dark Faery Horror Lovers

For today’s post, I have decided to discuss how my love of horror actually fits well into my Faery lifestyle.   I realize that many people may interpret my testament of living the Faery life as just being all about the light and sparkly things in the world. In truth, when we learn about the…

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The Morgan le Fay and Circe Connection

For today’s post, I have decided to look at Morgan le Fay in her connection to the Greek mythological witch Circe.   The first writers featuring the story of Morgana le Fay were Christian clerics who would have been schooled in the classics and aware of The Odyssey, making it highly plausible that the connection…

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