Seeing Red: The Myth of Persephone by Brad Kronen A painting whose creator is unknown depicting Persephone’s abduction by Hades and his herd of “nightmares”. Your author presumed the woman in the water on the far left represented the goddess Demeter trying to save her daughter. Not so, after further research into different variations on […]Read more "Seeing Red: The Myth of Persephone"
An ancient depiction from the year 525 BC of the Disabled God on his “winged chariot” which we in the modern day would term a wheelchair. On Mount Olympus, all was perfect. So thought Hera, Queen of the Gods as she stood from her palace in the clouds surveying her divine Kingdom at the dawn of […]Read more "Divine Disabilities – The Myth of Hephaestus the Disabled God"
The hubris of many an unevolved Sun ruled person is the mistaken belief of them thinking he or she is equal to the Gods and above reproach from the Laws of Man. What began as an astrological “connect the dots” of recognizing a running theme of the Leo basking in the spotlight of fame with that same Leonine personality being the cause of their own undoing has unfolded further out into “The Grid” of the Cosmos, with the birth chart taking on an entirely new dimension of meaning and karmic purpose.Read more "Born Beneath a Self Combusting Sun: Arnold, Bill, Martha, and Monica"
Long before there were ice cubes or GPS, a great city existed in a faraway land of make believe finances called Greece. Very unlike today, this metropolis of old thrived and prospered as more and more people left their countryside farms and tiny fishing villages in order to reside within its borders.
The only problem was the city was without a name.Read more "The Myth of How Athens got its Name"
The ancients weaved a memorable tale that was told whenever a person attempted to transcend their human limitations or during those rare times when a mortal behaved as if they were above the reproach of the Gods. And the story they told was of a brazen girl named Arachne. Long ago, Athena, the Goddess of Wisdom was […]Read more "The Myth of Arachne or How the First Spider Came To Be"
As the calendar pages shift from the head strong impulsiveness of Fiery Aries into the aesthetically pleasing surface beauty of Earthy Taurus, the time is right to tell a hubris filled tale about an exceedingly handsome mortal whose impetuous nature placed him above the jurisdiction of the gods only to be brought abruptly back to earth in a crashing fireball of punishing humility soon thereafter. Now is the time to tell the story of Phaeton, the Heir of Helios.Read more "Phaeton – The Hubris of the Heir of Helios"