The Reunion of Demeter and Persephone: A Moment in Peeps

I strongly believe that spirituality should be joyful and even fun.  As Madeleine L’Engle wrote, “joy is also a promise,” a promise of the inborn goodness of life, living beings, and the universe; a promise that joy is essential to who we are as human beings.  In that spirit, every year I create a diorama retelling some… Continue reading The Reunion of Demeter and Persephone: A Moment in Peeps

Every Woman Is a Storyteller

The myth of Demeter and Persephone, as it is generally retold, goes something like this: Persephone, the maiden daughter of the Earth Goddess Demeter, was joyfully picking flowers with her friends when Hades kidnapped her and took her to his Underworld realm.  Demeter wandered the earth in despair seeking her daughter, rendering the land barren… Continue reading Every Woman Is a Storyteller