Category Archives: mythology

When you get down to it… Where do we find our answers?

The last two dreams I posted have had a lot of significance for me. “Digging Deep” is very much about digging into the unseen regions of our lives — our psyches, our pasts, our histories… the things and experiences and … Continue reading

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Strange Bedfellows – Foreword to the 2nd Edition

It’s now been over 20 years, since I had this dream in the upstairs loft of a pink house built not so far from my ancestral home. The story at first alarmed me with its scope and detail – who … Continue reading

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The Voice of Night – A House Full of Women

In a dream, I followed a woman down a street. I knew and respected her in real life, and she was actually something of a role model for me, as one of the most independent women I knew. I tried … Continue reading

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The Voice of Night – Digging Deep

I dreamed one night that I was on my knees, digging in a luminously dark garden with a trowel. An old, wizened, white-haired woman knelt beside me on my right. All around me, it was dark, but yet light at … Continue reading

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The Voice of Night – I dreamed I was in a circus troupe…

I dreamed I was the administrative director of a traveling circus show with all the standard talents – the buxom blonde tightrope artiste/wild horse rider; the heavily muscled power lifter; the debonair lion tamer; the countless dwarfs and clowns and … Continue reading

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A welcome reminder of how much myth matters to me

So, just by chance, a couple of weeks ago, I accompanied my partner Laney to the annual conference of The Association for the Study of Women and Mythology.  A few months ago, Laney had gotten a (surprise, last-minute) email from … Continue reading

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Hulačová – Otherworldly sculpture — Global Art Junkie

Very cool! Check it out… This artist from the Czech Republic has recently emerged on the international scene. The figures that comprise the cast of Anna Hulačová’s otherworldly sculptures are inspired by religious icons, mythological gods, and folkloric beasts. via Hulačová … Continue reading

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