The Secret History of the Triple Goddess, Part 2: The Search for the Triple Goddess of Antiquity

I trace the evolution of the Greco-Roman triple goddess par excellence: Hekate-Diana. Many Pagans will be familiar with the Hekate and Diana as triple goddesses, but they did not start out that way. The Greek goddess Hekate begins as a singular Great Goddess. She then becomes a tri-formed goddess of witchcraft, the moon, and crossroads, and is syncretized with the Roman goddess Diana. Finally, in Apulieus’ Golden Ass, Hekate-Diana is syncretized with the Great Goddess again. Along the way, she takes the form of “triplicities” and “triads”, but only hints at a true “triunity”. [Read more…]

Fruits of the Deep Ecology Tree: Pantheism

Pantheism means “All (pan-) is God (theos)”. Pantheism is the belief that God/dess is not remote or separate from nature, but immanent within it. [Read more…]

(Partheno)Genesis: A Feminist Midrash

In the beginning, before the Goddess (Elat) gave birth to the Earth, before the gods were born, Earth was not, nor the Heavens above. … [Read more…]

Finding the Pagan Goddess in a Mormon temple

Mormons believe in a Heavenly Mother, but are not allowed to pray to or even speak about her. It’s very strange to have a part of your dogma that is taboo to speak about. And it was painful for me, to have the possibility of communion with the Divine Feminine open and shut to me in one movement. [Read more…]

“I am become the Sun …”: What Baby Jesus means to this Pagan

As surely as a part of me died when I left Mormonism, something new was born inside of me, which eventually flowered into my Pagan faith. [Read more…]

My Goddess is gross

“This is your Goddess,” my wife said to me smiling.

“It’s the slimy side of her,” I responded.

“This is life,” she said. [Read more…]


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