Today is one of the many feast days of the goddess Guanyin, she who perceives the sounds of the world, the sorrows, the cries, the anguish. I just happen to be having an emotionally and spiritually rough day. Part of it is my lovely menopause of course, and part is the socio-political climate of the … Continue reading Mercy

Persephone’s Descent

When I was pregnant with my daughter, I was obsessed with the story of Persephone and Demeter. Although I wasn't a mother yet, she wasn't born yet, I identified with Demeter, a mother who would destroy the world to get her daughter back. It actually took years before I saw the story in another way, … Continue reading Persephone’s Descent