Every Wild Rose Has a Story

Every Wild Rose Has a Story

kiss me, from else you feel me lubov,not just with lips kiss me,from where else you carry my home lubovif not in your heart? ~ from The God-like Things by Lubomira Kourteva  It’s almost the end of November and the wild roses are still blooming. And it’s as...
The Story of Sedna & When Love is a Skeleton Woman

The Story of Sedna & When Love is a Skeleton Woman

Today I’ll tell you two Inuit stories, from the depths of the cold seas, all the way to the warmth of a little house in the tundra where a love was born. The first story is about Sedna, and the second, about Skeleton Woman. In her book Women Who Run With the...
Along The Rivers of Grace

Along The Rivers of Grace

you are undressing now –in the skies of my mind or wherever else you have wandered,undressing down to a self that is completely yours,along the rivers of grace, call it love,call it a slow rising of a godyou hold inside your body Grace trumps all. Historically,...
Behind The Green Door, Destiny Awaits

Behind The Green Door, Destiny Awaits

“True adventurers have never been plentiful. The true adventurer goes forth aimless and uncalculating to meet and greet unknown fate. Half-adventurers–brave and splendid figures–have been numerous. But each of them had a prize to win, a goal to kick,...
Bluebeard: The Key to Knowing

Bluebeard: The Key to Knowing

Last time in Beauty and Her Beast, we discussed how a man unbecame a beast because of love. And/But there are other kinds of beasts – the charming humans who are monsters within. No amount of love can change that.  Perhaps there’s no better tale that portrays this...
Beauty and Her Beast

Beauty and Her Beast

What happens when two worlds touch? They kiss. And we find that love is not only felt in the hearts, it is known by the hands also. Beauty and the Beast by Angela Barrett The Wild Marriage is a narrative often explored in folk, tale and myth. Animal bridegroom stories...