Tonight I am host at the Bar and I am offering up the prompt 'underground' twice routed by the Milesians by cunning and by guile the time of the Tuatha De Danann came to a close of sorts and so it was Eireann was divided up half by half above by below Earth … Continue reading going underground
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In the ancient nature religions (in which the divine was often perceived as feminine) it was the female horned reindeer who reigned as the great goddess of the north and she was much associated with winter solstice. It was when we “Christianized” the pagan traditions of winter, that the white bearded man i.e. “Father Christmas” was born.
Today he chariots Rudolph and his steed of flying reindeer across our mythical skies and we have forgotten the power of the Deer Mother, the female horned Reindeer. Stronger and larger than the buck, it is she who leads the herds.
And it is her beloved image that adorns the Christmas cards and Yule decorations we are so familiar with today. Because, unlike the male who sheds his antlers in winter, it is the Deer Mother, who flies through winter’s longest darkest night with life-giving light of the sun in her horns.
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Ligo Haibun Challenge Word Prompt: Connected Dancing along a line of age that the Wu Li Masters found. Here I am with one foot in the Mythos and the other in the Logos. I can stand this now. I am a vessel for connection. It is not and never has been about ME. Balanced upon … Continue reading Half way there