Originally posted on the Victorian era:
Today’s post is written by Sally E. Svenson:   “You have not got to hunt for the best dresses in a crowd,” observed an English society journalist in 1890. “They will always make themselves seen.” What fashionable women wore became a prominent aspect of British society reporting during the last…

Originally posted on hecatedemeter:
Among the Rocks ~Robert Browning Oh, good gigantic smile o’ the brown old earth, This autumn morning! How he sets his bones To bask i’ the sun, and thrusts out knees and feet For the ripple to run over in its mirth; Listening the while, where on the heap of stones…

Originally posted on Mountain, Path, and Pool:
Discovered that a plant I grew up calling honeysuckle (in my defense, I heard this from a kid at school in the 1st or 2nd grade and proceeded to grow up in a family that has no real knowledge of local flora) is in fact a tobacco… “tree…

Linda Parkinson-Hardman This week’s Thursday Throng Interview is with Susan Scott, the author of ‘In Praise of In Praise of Lilith, Eve & the Serpent in the Garden of Eden & Other Stories’. In addition to her interview, Susan is giving away a copy of the Kindle version of her book to one lucky commenter,… Read More

Originally posted on Earthpages.org 🌎:
Lost Flame by stonethestone via Flickr Introduction Just this morning I read that Asian countries are projected to ‘top richest list by 2050,’ so I thought it would be appropriate to post this essay, “Integration and the Orient.” Things have changed a lot since the Swiss psychiatrist C. G. Jung…

Originally posted on Naturalistic Paganism:
“The process of creation of the ritual is a collaboration with the unconscious.” We are not one Jungian-based Paganism begins with the proposition that the human psyche is not unitary. We are not one; we are many striving to become one.   As James Hillman writes, “every sophisticated theory of personality…

Originally posted on White Cranes:
Carl Jung, founder of Jungian psychology, believed that individuals house psychic energy within the unconscious mind. The unconscious is our inner self storing reservoir that is not open to awareness unless we cooperate in a path toward personal growth and development. Dreams are one way for the unconscious mind to…

Originally posted on Wandering Woman Wondering:
Last night, not far from my home, I basked in the glory of the radiant full moon. I made libations, scattered grain, and whispered heart-felt prayers. I asked for guidance and grace from the divine feminine. I raised my voice in song as an offering and allowed her blessings…

Originally posted on Wandering Woman Wondering:
“Leader in the dance of the fire-pulsing stars, overseer of the voices of night, child of Zeus, be manifest, with due companionship of Maenad maids whose cry is but your name.” ~From Sophocles’ Antigone, Translated by Elizabeth Wyckoff The above excerpt from the Choral Ode in Antigone came to…

Originally posted on hecatedemeter:
Autumn Chard * The local Baptist church has one of those church signs out front and I have to admit that I often just don’t get the point of whatever pithy saying they post. Today, though, I drove by a sign that said, “What is the point of grace?” I imagine…