Monthly Archives: December 2015

My Maternal Grandmother’s Portait

This is a based off of an old black-and-white photograph of my mother’s motherĀ from World War II. She would have been about 23 here, just three years a newlywed. It’s one of two glamor shots that she sent to Grandpa … Continue reading

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Our Lady: the Full Moon of the Winter Solstice

I wrote this after many evening walks around Christmas time. The full moon and her halo (and her veil of clouds) just have this aura of the Divine Mother, whether she is Mary, Gaia, Danu, Frigga, Erda, Demeter, Isis, Asherah, … Continue reading

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