Posts Categorized: Persephone

DEMETER’S TORCH

Posted by & filed under Demeter, Grace of God, Impartial Witness, Know Thyself, Persephone, Self-Observation, Socrates.

We cannot ‘change’ ourselves. Only the Grace of God has that power. The one thing we can ‘do’ at our level of Being, however, is to begin to examine ourselves, to follow Socrates’ injunction to “Know Thyself” (he did not say “change thyself”). This kind of self-observation requires us to cultivate an internal, non-judgmental, sincere…
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ECSTASY AND LUNACY

Posted by & filed under Demeter, Greek Myths, Hades, kindle bargains, Persephone, Pomegranate.

“Something was not quite right. Demeter could sense it, impossible though it seemed, even as she embraced her beloved Persephone. ‘My child,’ she gasped, ‘surely you did not taste of any food while you were below? Tell me, and hide nothing.’  But Persephone had indeed tasted of the sweet enticing fruit of mortal life: Hades…
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ARE ALL RELIGIONS REALLY TEACHING THE SAME THING?

Posted by & filed under Abraham Isaac Jacob, are all religions the same, Carl Jung, Demeter, different Faiths get along, father son holy spirit, interfaith, is Jesus God?, Persephone, St. Augustine, where in the Bible.

TweetShare “Isn’t this idea offensive to many adherents of different faiths and sects who believe they are following the only ‘real’ teaching?” First of all, I would say that they are right, they are following the only ‘real’ teaching. Because there’s only one real teaching – just different ways of expressing it. Here’s an example…
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THE LESSER MYSTERIES, THE PRODIGAL SON, & THE GARDEN

Posted by & filed under Adam and Eve, Demeter, Garden of Eden, Greek Mysteries, Hades, Lesser Mysteries, Persephone, Prodigal Son, Zeus.

by Andrew Cort Tweet Share Demeter was away, and her daughter Persephone was playing with the other young goddesses in a meadow, filling baskets with beautiful flowers. She had no way of knowing that grim Hades, who had been walking on the surface to inspect the damage from an earthquake, had seen her, had been…
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COLOR ME POMEGRANATE

Posted by & filed under Anne Sexton, Aphrodite, Athena, Eve, Gaia, Kali, Love Poetry, Magdalene, Marilyn Monroe, Mary, Medusa, Persephone, Pomegranate, Sophia, Sylvia Plath, Zayra Yves.

by Zayra Yves (Today’s PRIZE GIVEAWAY is a PDF of Zayra’s Book. Leave a COMMENT to enter. See details below) Tweet Share Andrew Cort’s Mini-Review:   In Color Me Pomegranate, poetess Zayra Yves takes us on a journey through the many levels of Woman: Eve, Aphrodite, Medusa, Persephone, Athena, Gaia, Sophia, Kali, Mary, even Anne Sexton, Marilyn Monroe and Sylvia…
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