Amen (Amun) the Egyptian Sun God

In ancient Egyptian mythology, Amen (also known as Amun or Amon) is the sun god. He can be compared to the Greek equivalent of Zeus. Known as “king of the gods” and equated to the sun, Amen is immensely powerful. He is often depicted as a ram, representing leadership and confidence. His name is translatedContinue reading “Amen (Amun) the Egyptian Sun God”

Mystical Life of Pythagoras

Lots of mystery surrounds ancient philosopher Pythagoras. In modern times, we best know him from math class by the “Pythagorean theorem” — yet his legacy is far more mystical than what we were taught in school. Existing around 500 BC, there are limited reliable sources on his life, and some conflicting claims. Yet due toContinue reading “Mystical Life of Pythagoras”

Mythology Monday ~ Light Versus Dark

We are all aware of the changing of the seasons, the turning of the planet, and the shift between lighter days and darker days. Ancient religions were also aware of this cycle, before modern science could prove or explain the reasoning why. Pagan traditions marked these dates — summer and winter solstice, spring and autumnContinue reading “Mythology Monday ~ Light Versus Dark”

12 Mind-Expanding Blog Sites that first inspired me to create my own

Before I created this blog site, I was inspired by a handful of popular websites that first gave me the inspiration. I found many of these through friends and through Facebook (which I no longer use), before I knew anything about WordPress blogs. I loved the mind-expanding content these sites provided, as opposed to yourContinue reading “12 Mind-Expanding Blog Sites that first inspired me to create my own”

Getting my palm read by the famous Madam Marie

Many years ago, when I was 18-years old, I had my palm read by the famous Madam Marie. Well, technically her grand-daughter, who had also taken on the same name. Marie Castello was a psychic reader in who worked in Asbury Park, NY from 1932 until she passed in 2008. Her tiny boardwalk booth isContinue reading “Getting my palm read by the famous Madam Marie”

Short Story ~ Parvati & Shiva

The is a story based on the true ancient Hindu myth of Goddess Parvati & Lord Shiva. Parvati was born into a rich and royal family. From the moment she was born, her parents had the relief that she would be well taken care of for the rest of her life and would never haveContinue reading “Short Story ~ Parvati & Shiva”

The Ugly Reality of Music Festivals!

I’ve been lucky to have attended many music festivals before the pandemic shutdown. I have incredibly amazing, unforgettable memories of these experiences. But to be totally honest, there’s a lot of downfalls regarding music festivals that no one talks about. And if music festivals open up again anytime soon, I’m not totally sure if I’llContinue reading “The Ugly Reality of Music Festivals!”

Album Review: “After School” by Melanie Martinez

Melanie Martinez released a new album titled “After School” in late September. The seven-track EP is a sequel to her epic visual album “K-12.“ Melanie Martinez is a very unique artist and her music plays out a specific storyline. She is very pastel goth and creepy-cute. Her music is a mix between bubblegum pop andContinue reading “Album Review: “After School” by Melanie Martinez”

Mythology ~ The Golden Age & Cyclical Time

Greek Mythology: Ages of Man Greek mythology says that humans have gone through five stages of existence. It started out with the Golden Age. This was a time of absolute joy. It was always spring, as the weather never changed and seasons didn’t exist. The sun was always shining and providing sufficient warmth. Everyone wouldContinue reading “Mythology ~ The Golden Age & Cyclical Time”

Review ~ The Ancient Magus’ Bride

The Ancient Magus’ Bride is a Japanese manga. It’s not only a love story, but also packed with action and lots of magic. There are comic books, or you can watch the show English-dubbed or with English subtitles. Chise (che-say) is a teen slave who is bought at an auction by Elias (elle-EYE-us), or theContinue reading “Review ~ The Ancient Magus’ Bride”