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The Fates Gathering in the Stars by Elihu Vedder, 1887 CE, now in the Art Institute of Chicago. This image depicts the three Greek Fates - Clotho, Lachesis, and Atropos - spinning the thread of life, then marking it's length and cutting it at the fixed time of death (represented by the spindle, distaff, and spears in this image).

The Fates Gathering in the Stars by Elihu Vedder, 1887 CE, now in the Art Institute of Chicago. This image depicts the three Greek Fates - Clotho, Lachesis, and Atropos - spinning the thread of life, then marking it's length and cutting it at the fixed time of death (represented by the spindle, distaff, and spears in this image).

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Briar Rose (detail), from The Legend of Briar Rose series which Edward Burne-Jones completed in 1890. Oil on canvas

Briar Rose (detail), from The Legend of Briar Rose series which Edward Burne-Jones completed in 1890. Oil on canvas

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Divine Feminine Awakening, Amanda Noelle http://www.healthyaeon.com/2014/08/25-signs-and-phases-of-divine-feminine.html

Divine Feminine Awakening, Amanda Noelle http://www.healthyaeon.com/2014/08/25-signs-and-phases-of-divine-feminine.html

A Dreamwork session is a collaboration between you and I to understand the medicine your dreams are offering you. Together we explore your dream’s tapestry of symbols, building bridges back to waking life through your own associations. Click on the picture to read more about private dreamwork sessions, or to sign up!

A Dreamwork session is a collaboration between you and I to understand the medicine your dreams are offering you. Together we explore your dream’s tapestry of symbols, building bridges back to waking life through your own associations. Click on the picture to read more about private dreamwork sessions, or to sign up!

'While she was eating, the old woman combed her hair with a golden comb.' Illustration by Helen Stratton from The Snow Queen

'While she was eating, the old woman combed her hair with a golden comb.' Illustration by Helen Stratton from The Snow Queen

Persephone & Demeter (by Susan Seddon-Boulet) --- The imagery in this piece is a paradigm of myths that explain natural processes; the yearly descent of the Goddess in Winter and her yearly return to Demeter in Spring, symbolized by a garland of forest flowers encircling Persephone’s head. This myth is a telling of the budding and dying of nature, the movement of the seasons. Imagery at the bottom centre of the piece depicts Persephone entering the Winter portal. Tears adorn Demeter's…

Persephone & Demeter (by Susan Seddon-Boulet) --- The imagery in this piece is a paradigm of myths that explain natural processes; the yearly descent of the Goddess in Winter and her yearly return to Demeter in Spring, symbolized by a garland of forest flowers encircling Persephone’s head. This myth is a telling of the budding and dying of nature, the movement of the seasons. Imagery at the bottom centre of the piece depicts Persephone entering the Winter portal. Tears adorn Demeter's…