IMAGE

“The image of the Goddess inspires women to see ourselves as divine, our bodies as sacred, the changing phases of our lives as holy, our aggression as healthy, our anger as purifying, and our power to nurture and create, but also to limit and destroy when necessary, as the very force that sustains all life.Continue reading “IMAGE”

SHE IS THE WORLD

“The symbolism of the Goddess is not a parallel structure to the symbolism of God the Father. The Goddess does not rule the world; She is the world. Manifest in each of us, She can be known internally by every individual, in all her magnificent diversity.” ― Starhawk, The Spiral Dance: A Rebirth of the Ancient ReligionsContinue reading “SHE IS THE WORLD”

POETRY

“Witchcraft has always been a religion of poetry, not theology. The myths, legends, and teachings are recognized as metaphors for “That-Which-Cannot-Be-Told,” the absolute reality our limited minds can never completely know.” ― Starhawk, The Spiral Dance: A Rebirth of the Ancient Religions of the Great Goddess

GREAT MYSTERY

“Finally we learn the Mystery—that unless we find the Goddess within ourselves we will never find Her without. She is both internal and external; as solid as a rock, as changeable as our own internal image of Her.” ― Starhawk, The Spiral Dance: A Rebirth of the Ancient Religions of the Great Goddess

LOVE HOLDS THE WORLD

The Goddess falls in love with Herself, drawing forth her own emanation, which takes on a life of its own. Love of self for self is the creative force of the universe. Desire is the primal energy, and that energy is erotic: the attraction of lover to beloved, of planet to star, the lust ofContinue reading “LOVE HOLDS THE WORLD”

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