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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Why Elena Gilbert is a Better Character in The Vampire Diaries Books

For today’s post, I have decided to share my thoughts on why the book version of Elena from The Vampire Diaries is superior to her television show counterpart!   This post is partially inspired by different YouTube videos that I have recently seen comparing the novels to the series.   In those videos, the opinion…

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Why Cole Turner Was Always Phoebe Halliwell’s Truest Love

For today’s post, I have decided to do a bit of a follow-up to a post from last year.    I want to take a look at why Cole Turner was always meant to be Phoebe Halliwell’s truest of loves.    Now, in that other post, I went over why they were in fact the…

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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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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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Anne Boleyn, Queen of Reformation

For this week’s Femme Fatale Friday, I have decided to discuss my favorite Queen of all time yet again.   After seeing the new docu-series about her on Netflix, which I also reviewed earlier this week here on White Rose of Avalon, I felt that she was the perfect topic for this week’s Femme Fatale…

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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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Found Family Poem

For today’s post, I have decided to share a poem about various types of family. Found Family by Maranda Wabik Times of Trial And Time of enjoyment With true love And with true Family! Whether by blood, Or just by love, Real family Is always THERE To celebrate To mourn To party To comfort This…

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