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The Wisdom of Folklore, Story + Myth

What Secrets Water Knows

What Secrets Water Knows

“In fact, I hadn’t learned anything, I simply knew, however wrong I may still be, that everything must be perfect, like this secret, like the euphonious voice of moving water. Then, I’d put the rock back and walk out of the canyon, my future decided.” …

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Riverwalking

Riverwalking

“The word clarity has two meanings, one ancient and the other modern. The Latin word clarus meant clear sounding, ringing out, ‘clear as a bell’; so in the ancient world, ‘clear’ came to mean lustrous, splendid, radiating light. The moon has this kind of clarity when …

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Womanhood and Rites of Passage

Womanhood and Rites of Passage

Innocent girl, virgin, maiden, mother, crone, lover, priestess, enchantress, seductress, warrior, healer, mystic, storyteller, queen, wild woman. All of these we carry within us, sometimes simultaneously; and yet life carries us, time comes, and we change naturally like the cycles of the land; we enter into a different phase of our life, one, that should be supported, appreciated, honoured and celebrated…

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The Secret Threads

The Secret Threads

… Until one day we find ourselves before the landscape, which embodies everything that we have been looking for our entire life; the echo that called us for so long now swells into the sound itself. And we know. Here is the thing that I was made for…

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What Rapunzel Knows

What Rapunzel Knows

All human societies need to love and to be loved, and to connect with one another. This is how we can experience the full fierceness of human emotions, and only then, would we be able to understand the value of the sacred part of our life…

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Weaving Life: Spindle, Shuttle and Needle

Weaving Life: Spindle, Shuttle and Needle

There is abundance of tales, lore and myth across many cultures, connecting spinning and weaving to the divine and to the threads of fate that lead us toward various destinations, and to each other. There is also the famous concept of The Web of Wyrd, which reminds us that it is our own actions every day that weave the yarn for the day after; a web marrying fate with destiny…

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