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“Perhaps all the dragons in our lives are princesses who are only waiting to see us act, just once, with beauty and courage. Perhaps everything that frightens us is, in its deepest essence, something helpless that wants our love.” Rainer Maria Rilke

Artemis - Goddess of the moon, hunting, and nursing

simply acknowledging your inner turmoil and turbulent emotions can sometimes be all that is needed for healing to occur.

Of course I'm going to imagine a totally patriarchal society that worships a goddess as opposed to a god... ;)

Goddess Artemis - goddess of the hunt and the moon

Artemis (goddess of the hunt, forests, and the moon) on

Artemis/Diana/Artemida~She was goddess of chastity, virginity, the hunt, the moon, and the natural environment. Artemis is the daughter of Zeus and Leto. Her twin brother is Apollo. She is the lady of the wild things. Protector of the young. Like Apollo she hunts with silver arrows.She also presides over childbirth, which may seem odd for a virgin, She became associated with Hecate. The cypress is her tree. All wild animals are scared to her, especially the deer.

Diana Hunting- Seignac ; Artemis/Diana was the Olympian goddess of hunting, wilderness, wild animals, childbirth & the protectress of the female child up to the age of marriage. She was also one of the bringers of sudden death and disease; Artemis targeted women & girls & her brother Apollon targeted men & boys.

Artemis enjoyed hunting with her handmaidens and basically kept to herself unless she was bothered. Once a male hunter tried to spy on Artemis while she was bathing. The goddess turned him into a deer and her hunters tracked him down and killed him.

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