(Book Review) Inanna: Queen of Heaven And Earth; Her Stories and Hymns from Sumer by Diane Wolkstein and Samuel Noah Kramer

Review/discussion of a book regarding Inanna, once among principle deities of what is supposed to be a cradle of civilisations.

Don’t Let it Linger

Brain dump: don't let it get the best of you edition. Bonus: the lady up the road will always be a bigger man than you, until she's not.

Sketches of Women’s Equanimity Seen From a Right

An effort post about the womens based on what I feel is a very tired conversation. But maybe one worth repeating.

The Rainbow Bridge: Short Story

A story of life choice contrasts seen over the course of jobs worked for a client.

Concerted Cosmological Contrivances

This is a time suck, be warned. I've injected a lot more grey matter into this than other things. What follows is some exegesis of mine. An attempt to untangle my own gut feelings from scholarship I've read, and to try and put things together again. This is all unverified personal gnosis, for those familiar with the terms. From a perspective which waxes Teutonic, I have tried to balance what speaks to me from Celtic and to a greatly diminished return Hellenic culture in my quest to integrate Goddess and God into my life. My belief that the Pantheon is hypostatic, and Life as a superorganism constitutes a brahmanesque monad in which polarity creates dynamism. But how, at least for us in the mortal coil, the Fertility Cult is the oldest and I think most sensible place to look for the Divine.

DIRTY HIPPY

Clickbait. Click bait to take the bait. Maybe you'll be surprised. Maybe not. Don't care. Boats and dinghies.

Chivalry

A somewhat fluid brain-dump about Esoteric Chivalry, gender relations, Paganism and progress. Bonus: Bog Posting - FUN!


Coming soon: The Bog Song, a technicolour experience.

Bad Day: Short Story

People break in different ways. They drift apart inside themselves, lose touch with others. Sometimes all it takes is a bad day to drive a lifetime of unlearned lessons home. Or break the camel's back.

Sleepless Nights: Short Story

Experimenting with vignettes, I guess. No further commentary is offered. Happy Monday.

Baucis and Philemon

A major problem we face in reclaiming positive culture is the absence of marital role models. True love is hard to find, seldom discussed and often mocked. Here's a story that shakes the modern myth.