Mythology | Dionysus

Mythology | Dionysus

Dionysus, the Greek god of wine, surprisingly draws many parallels to Jesus Christ. Pronunciation: DIE-un-EYE-sis Birth of Dionysus (Story #1: Semele) The story begins with Zeus ("King of all gods") having yet another affair on his wife, Hera. He fell in love with a mortal princess named Semele and eventually impregnated her. When Hera found [...]

Mythology | Artemis

Mythology | Artemis

Artemis is the Greek goddess of hunting, animals, and wilderness. She is also linked to chastity, independence, fertility, childbirth, and the moon. She is the daughter of Zeus and Leto, twin sister of Apollo. In Roman mythology, she is known as Diana. When Zeus had an affair with Leto, in order to cover up his [...]

Mythology of Pixies

Mythology of Pixies

Pixies are mythological creatures that can be compared to elves or fairies. They come from British folklore. They can also be referred to as "piskies" or "pigsies." The earliest version of the classic "Three Little Pigs" fable is written about pixies, which was later changed to pigs. This original version comes from southern England in [...]

How to be a Mermaid

How to be a Mermaid

So, you want to be a mermaid? Signs that you may already be a mermaid... You feel drawn to mermaids, the thought of being a mermaid, the entire concept and mythology of mermaids...You feel closely connected to water.You enjoy visiting the beach, oceans, and lakes.You were born or currently live near a large body of [...]

Mythology ~ Persephone (and Hades)

Mythology ~ Persephone (and Hades)

Persephone is an ancient Greek goddess -- who's name is pronounced like purr-seff-uh-nee (rhymes with Stephanie.) The energy surrounding Persephone is very dark, gothic, and almost gloomy. Yet ironically, she is associated with springtime and fertility. Representing death and rebirth, Persephone draws many parallels to the goddesses Isis and Kali. Persephone is the daughter of [...]

Mythology Monday ~ Kitsune

Mythology Monday ~ Kitsune

"Kitsune" is the Japanese word for "fox." In Japan, foxes have always held great spiritual significance. Foxes are seen as clever, intelligent, and powerful creatures. In Japanese mythology, foxes possess paranormal abilities such as shapeshifting, possession, fire bending, and mind manipulation. Foxes can use their trickery for evil -- causing harm to others, or for [...]