Medusa

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The myth of Medusa is one of my favorites. When people try to translate this into a volcanic eruption, it’s a guess at best. The snake and serpent are all over the ancient world. The serpent has to do with wisdom and the snake is your thoughts. The snake represents wise thoughts because it moves in the same way as your thoughts, like a wave. Medusa symbolized a conscious, wise woman. Ancient Greece was an extreme patriarchy. In Ancient Greece an awake, wise, conscious woman was feared. She could stop a patriarchal mind(ego) in its tracks. Turn it to stone. The other piece to this myth is the reflection. The ancients believed when you looked at your reflection, you were seeing your consciousness, your higher self, your soul or your true self. You can tell a lot about someone by the way they look at themselves in the mirror. If…

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Plato’s Cave

 

I love the parable of Plato’s Cave. It shows just how long the controllers of this world have had a vice on our minds. Plato died in 348 BCE. If he was writing about it in his lifetime, it had to have been going on quite some time before that. He says that the people in this cave do not desire to leave their prison; for they know no better life. The people who are enlightened or have “woken up”, understand what this story is all about. Continue reading “Plato’s Cave”

Phaethon

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Phaethon is the son of Helios in Greek mythology. He is the one that begged his father to let him drive the chariot of the sun. Helios reluctantly agrees to let him drive it. His experience proved fatal. What is this myth telling us? Continue reading “Phaethon”

Happy Solstice and Yuletide

The winter solstice festival of Yuletide marks the longest night of the year, December 21st. This is when the earth stops leaning away from the sun in the northern hemisphere. The earth’s northern hemisphere will slow it’s tilting away from the sun and start tilting back towards the sun. For three days the sun will appear to rise in the same location. Continue reading “Happy Solstice and Yuletide”

Nymphs

 

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Nymphs are in Greek and Latin mythology. As you will see they are also in Egyptian and Biblical mythology too. This post is going to be a huge surprise to people who have not read some of my previous work. Nymph is where the word nympho comes from and you are about to see why. Continue reading “Nymphs”

The Graeae

The Graeae are from Greek mythology and you know them as the three sisters that shared one eye, one tooth and one grey wig. Graeae translates to grey women, grey sisters or grey witches. The Graeae were the sisters of the Gorgons, so Medusa was their sister. The symbolism in this side story has a lot to tell. The Greek scribes were very witty. To really understand this post you will need to read my Magic post or have an understanding of magic. Continue reading “The Graeae”