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Seshat is one of my favorite goddesses. She rules over writing, architecture, libraries, building trades, astronomy, astrology and mathermatics. Although subsumed into Thoth as the patriarchies blended into older religions, she was the lady of the Library, the one who … Continue reading
The Seven Hathors acted as the fates, speaking the manner of a child’s death at its birth, along with other, usually unpleasant predictions. Sometimes called “the old ladies,” they were seen as fortune tellers, so some times magic spells were … Continue reading
The Powerful One, Sekhmet, is a lion-headed warrior goddess whose breath created the desert. Sometimes seen as an aspect of Hathor, the cow-headed fertility goddess, Sekhmet’s name means power, strength. When he got disgusted with the slack ways of humanity, … Continue reading
Isis was the first daughter of Nut, the sky, and Geb, the earth. Her symbol is the throne, so that the pharaoh was seen as her child sitting on her lap. She married her brother, Osiris, who was then the … Continue reading
Baba Yaga is an interesting witch. While she is definitely dangerous–her fence is made of human bone and skulls, her kitchen cabinets pegged with fingers and toes–she is also fair and plays by her rules. Without the magic doll and the … Continue reading
While I write fairy tales, I find that getting some research background on them makes my story-telling more fun with deeper detail. I hope you enjoyed this Miller’s tale. The mill is a central location for That Darn Maven, working title of the second book of Maven Fairy Godmother. Continue reading
This image captured my imagination today, as it perfectly mirrors the Cinderella image many of us have as our fantasy. What a strong woman Loretta Lynn is, starting off as child bride at 14 to become a musical legend who has continued to create music in her own style for over 50 years. Continue reading