Enigmatic Phaistos Disc may be Ancient Hymn to Astarte, Goddess of Love

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I have been on a personal journey with the Goddess for many years. One of the very inspirations was during a visit to the museum in Crete.  The Phaistos disk has mesmerised, intrigued, and baffled many.

Here is a little more information that you to may find intriguing.

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Phaistos Disk may be prayer to mother goddess

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Ancient writing systems and their meanings absorb scientists who dedicate years of work to deciphering and sorting through arguments to determine the true meaning and purpose of writings. The latest news is that a clay disk about 15 cm in diameter from thousands of years ago has been decoded. ZME Science reported that Gareth Owens of the Technological Educational Institute of Crete (TEI) said some key words were figured out as well as the general message conveyed. The  is of fired clay from the Minoan palace of Phaistos on the Greek island of Crete. Owens said, “The best-known Minoan inscription is the Phaistos Disk. It is commonly accepted that this can be read spirally, i.e., from the rim inwards.”

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Hekate and August: Celebrating The Harvest, Storms, Witchcraft, Keys, and Children

There is a multitude of Hekatean celebrations during August. We can celebrate her connections with the harvest, witches, storms, keys, and children during this month. Here’s a summary of each of them with suggestions for practices and rituals. 

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Seekers of Witchcraft can be Anybody, but not Everybody: Prerequisites for Training

In Witchcraft parlance, we often refer to the new students as Seekers.  No, we don’t mean a player on our Hogwarts Quidditch team. So, what is a real witch seeker? By my definition, a seeker is awake. They intuitively know there is a deeper mystery that lies just beyond the obvious–they can feeeeel it–but they are still trying to figure out what to do about it. A seeker actively pursues answers to the biggest spiritual questions: What is the point? What is my purpose here? How can I get in on the action?

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Do You Know Your Totem Animal in Shamanic Astrology

My Totem Animal does not totally fit who I am. Does yours fit you?

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Your totem in shamanic astrology

Shamanic or Native American astrology uses symbols drawn from the mother earth, it is made up of 12 totem animals. The totem is calculated by the month of birth, the year does not matter.
The animal totem also depends on the wind that brings breath, movement and energy. The wind gives an orientation.
The east wind is connected to Wolf, Falcon and Beaver.
The south wind is linked to Deer, Greenpine and Salmon.
The westerly wind is related to the Brown Bear, the Crow and the Snake.
The north wind accompanies the Owl, Snow Goose and Otter.

As in Western astrology, shamanic astrology uses the four elements: fire, earth, air and water. The signs of the same element are grouped in “clans” with evocative names:

The butterfly clan, linked to the air element, includes the Deer, the Crow and the Otter.
Air symbolizes the force…

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