Womanhood and Rites of Passage

Womanhood and Rites of Passage

… and i yearn for yarn to follow the braid searching the truth of the cloth i just made where wild meets wise in my animal eyes bounding threads into clothes, so unseen they bind  Innocent girl, virgin, maiden, mother, crone, lover, priestess, enchantress,...
The Secret Threads

The Secret Threads

Once when I was a little girl, we were renovating the flooring in our house and I gathered the leftover parquet pieces; I glued them together so that I’d make furniture for my dollhouse. My dollhouse was an empty cupboard in my room. Limits make you creative,...
What The Snow Queen Knows

What The Snow Queen Knows

Dear reader, This is part of my series on fairytales where I discuss the esoteric symbology and layers of wisdom found in famous tales, lore and myth, and how it all relates to our current times and the evolution of our consciousness. Previous posts in these series...
Wild Marriage

Wild Marriage

What happens when two worlds touch one another? They kiss. And we find that love is not only felt in the hearts, it is known by the hands also. The narratives of the animal bride or bridegroom are present in almost every culture; in fact, this particular story element...
Breath of Life: The Esoteric Symbolism of True Lover’s Kiss

Breath of Life: The Esoteric Symbolism of True Lover’s Kiss

“kiss me, from where else you feel me, lubov not just with lips kiss me. from where else you carry my home, lubov if not in your heart?” – from The God-like Things by Lubomira Kourteva In the sanctuary of our heart, a kiss symbolizes devotion, true...
The Gift of The Magi: Love, Selflessness and The Eternal Virgin

The Gift of The Magi: Love, Selflessness and The Eternal Virgin

This is what love looks like. The image above is the original cover art of one the most beloved short stories of all times “The Gift of The Magi” (1905) written by O. Henry. I’ve loved it since the day I first read it because it is story about the...