I am honored to have a short story, Penelope and the Fish, appear in the most recent issue of The Goddess Pages. You can read it here.
Category: Myths of Our Lives
Our Souls Between Earth and Sea: A Short Story
I am so grateful to The Goddess Pages for publishing a new short story of mine, Our Souls Between Earth and Sea, about selkies and women and the true home of us all in the water. If you would like to read it, please click here.
Isis Makes the World Whole for the Solstice
Behold, mighty Isis of ancient Egypt soars over the earth, her shining wings softly beating the air, her hair shorn and her robe in tatters, gathering the pieces of her beloved murdered Osiris. She spoke magical words over Osiris’s body and he was made whole and alive. Together they conceived the god Horus who is… Continue reading Isis Makes the World Whole for the Solstice
Gravity at the Temple of Aphrodite
Celebrate February by honoring Aphrodite. Aphrodite, as she was known to the ancient Greeks (she was also called Venus by the Romans) is best known as the Goddess of romantic love and sensuality, but she can also be so much more. If you are in the Boston area before February 20, be sure to visit… Continue reading Gravity at the Temple of Aphrodite
The Royal Wedding, Disco Balls, and The Goddess of the Land
You may have heard that there was a Royal Wedding at Westminster Abbey this week. Some polls showed that not even most people in Britain were that interested in it, but you wouldn’t have gotten that impression from the million people lining the street outside the Abbey or even from the Royal Wedding fervor in… Continue reading The Royal Wedding, Disco Balls, and The Goddess of the Land
Leaving Eggs in Ostara’s Forest
Every Spring Equinox, I join a circle of women who gather and celebrate the coming spring by telling the story of Ostara, a goddess from Europe from whose name the word “Easter” comes. Since elements of her story are part of the Easter tradition being observed today all over the world, I thought I would… Continue reading Leaving Eggs in Ostara’s Forest
Once Upon Our Time
In order to make some of my columns and articles available to readers here, I am reprinting them as posts. This was first published in Moondance in July, 2009. Once upon our time, a woman lived in a room of twisted mirrors. Though she was courageous, strong, and wise, she saw a cowardly, weak, silly,… Continue reading Once Upon Our Time
Making the World Our Winter Home
In order to make some of my columns and articles available to readers here, I am reprinting them as posts. This was first published in Moondance in December, 2009. During winter, home is the sun around which an ever-tightening orbit of my life revolves. As the first snow falls, I retreat into the cocooning sanctuary… Continue reading Making the World Our Winter Home
Do You See Your Face in the Mirror of the Sun?
In order that some of my older Moondance columns are available to readers here, I’m reprinting them as posts. This column was first published in Moondance, March, 2010 This time of year always makes me think of the day almost twenty years ago when I was wheeled into a community hospital during a blizzard to… Continue reading Do You See Your Face in the Mirror of the Sun?
Happy Birthday, With Love, Sedna
This week I am 51 years old. Last year on my birthday I began what I imagined would be a yearlong adventure gathering up those elements of my younger self that I had left behind but which I wanted back in my life. Much of my meandering took place in New York City, where I… Continue reading Happy Birthday, With Love, Sedna