Popocatepetl and Iztaccihuatl

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I love the Aztec legend of Popocatepetl and Iztaccihauatl. These two are also known by their short names Popo and Itza. The legend is a fantastic love story of how the volcanoes came to be, but like all other legends and myths it has truth. Continue reading “Popocatepetl and Iztaccihuatl”

Goddess Beira

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In Scottish folklore, Beira is the goddess of winter. She can also be found in Irish and British mythology. In Wonder Tales she is known as the mother of all the gods and goddesses. She was described as having great height and everyone feared her. Height, mother, and she is from the area of the Tuatha de Danann! Now you have my attention. Continue reading “Goddess Beira”

Thanksgiving

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Those of you that know my work, know I find the other side of the story in conflicts to find the truth. Thanksgiving is no different. Americans can put whatever spin they want to on this holiday, but the truth can not be suppressed forever. I am all about getting together with family and having a good time, but do it on a holiday that means something to you personally. Like all holidays this one is all about the almighty dollar and the real truth about this holiday has been hidden. The winners¬†write¬†their version of history. Continue reading “Thanksgiving”

Twins

 

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Twins are all over mythology. In every culture of the world there are twins in some part of the mythology. In some myths the twins are good and others they are evil. They can work together as two halves of the same whole, sharing a deep bond or they can be fierce rivals. Did the ancients see twins as something special? What were they trying to tell us with twins in stories? Continue reading “Twins”

Furies

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The Furies are from Greek mythology and are also knows as Erinyes(the angry ones). They are called female chthonic(underworld) deities of justice and vengeance and sometimes are called the infernal goddess. So who were these daughters of night that live in the underworld? Continue reading “Furies”

Circe

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Circe is the goddess of magic in ancient Greek mythology. She is usually described as a witch or sorceress in the myths. She is renowned for her vast knowledge of potions and herbs. So what is the myth of Circe trying to tell us or show us.? Continue reading “Circe”

Ark of the Covenant

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So much has been made about the Ark of the Covenant. It is said that god spoke to Moses while sitting between two cherubim on the Ark. Some say it has the power of god housed in it along with the stone tablets that had the Ten Commandments. Movies like Raiders of the Lost Ark have only fed into the fantasy of what this Ark actually was. Continue reading “Ark of the Covenant”