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… Continue reading Mythology | Dionysus
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 translated… Continue reading Amen (Amun) the Egyptian Sun God
Lammas takes place on August 1st-2nd, marking the period between midsummer (first day of summer) and the first day of autumn! We are letting go of summer and welcoming the coming of fall. Lammas is pronounced like "lom-us" and sort of sounds like you are saying "llamas." It's derived from "loaf-mass," marking the first harvest… Continue reading Happy Lammas!
Mythology ~ Goddess Isis
Goddess Isis is the most legendary goddess of ancient Egyptian mythology. Most dynamic of all, she is goddess of almost everything -- most famously known as goddess of love, motherhood, fertility, magic, mystery, healing, death, and rebirth. Her Greek name is "Isis" while the ancient Egyptians called her "Aset" or "Iset." In the beginning times,… Continue reading Mythology ~ Goddess Isis