Tag Archives: Aphrodite

On the Birth of Aphrodite

If our exact time of place and birth is like a lodestar to interpreting our qualities and our destiny, it must make a lot of sense to look closely at the birth of Venus and relate what we find to … Continue reading

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The Symbolism of the Dove

A. Andrew Gonzalez, “Unio Mystica” 1.“When the time for Pentecost was fulfilled, they were all in one place together. And suddenly there came from the sky a noise like a strong driving wind, and it filled the entire house in … Continue reading

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Eros and Psyche (3)

“Love sets up resonances in the deepest abysses of our being. It is a lightning flash of the eternal within the flow of time.” Aldo Carutenuto, Eros and Pathos: Shades of Love and Suffering Butterflies are very popular funerary motifs. … Continue reading

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Eros and Psyche (1)

Eros and Psyche by blackeri Plato perceived love as the desire and pursuit of the whole, as he wrote in Symposium. The tale of Eros and Psyche is a story of the soul’s desire for wholeness. It has been haunting … Continue reading

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The Woman Who Embodied the Goddess

Aphrodite of Corinth Beyond light and shade, Beyond thing and thought, There is love forever lurking. B.Z. Goldberg, The Sacred Fire Among the many totems of the great Babylonian goddess Ishtar was the fish. Her initiates would eat it as … Continue reading

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