Mythology Monday ~ Light Versus Dark

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 autumn [...]

Album Review: “The Shadow’s Bride” by Peter Gundry

Album Review: “The Shadow’s Bride” by Peter Gundry

I recently discovered Peter Gundry, a talented composer who's music is completely unlike others. His work is mainly instrumental with limited vocals, mixing classical with fantasy and new age. He has many albums, some darker than others, all containing an aura of mystifying enchantment. "The Shadow's Bride" sends you through a portal into an entirely [...]

Mythology Monday ~ Kali

Mythology Monday ~ Kali

One of my favorite dieties is the Hindu goddess Kali. Misunderstood goddess The ancient Hindu goddess Kali represents death, darkness, and total chaos. Incredibly complex, she is the most misunderstood of all goddesses -- it is said that fully understanding Kali is equivalent to transcending fear. Themes of Kali include creation and destruction; violence and [...]

Spring Playlist

Spring Playlist

Happy first day of spring!!! On the first day of spring, lightness & darkness are equal. In the days to come, the light will continue shining brighter and brighter until it reaches its peak. For the season of spring, things can only get better. As the sunlight increases, light is shined upon us, and the [...]

Laughter & Smiles

Laughter & Smiles

What is laughter? But a nervous reaction To uncomfortable feelings Lit with passion Listen closely To the outbreak of madness For, laughter indeed Is an expression of sadness What is a smile? But an awkward tug At sweeping unpleasantness Under the rug Look a little closer At the lips so black and blue For, smiles [...]

The Angel of Death

A deep tunnel of darkness... she walks down, treading lightly. She does not need a candle to light the way, for she is an angel glowing brightly, yet she is a fallen angel. She has fallen down too many deep tunnels of darkness... down the rabbit holes... she is the angel of death. And death [...]

Autumn inspiration

Pumpkin spice chai lattes, apple cider, salted caramel... horror films, occult literature, esoteric documentaries... graveyards, ghost stories, oracle readings... orange and red leaves, carved pumpkins, Halloween decor... hoodies, furry boots, flannel... humid and heavy air morphs into a crisp breeze... Autumn is seriously my favorite time of year. Every season is beautiful (except spring, that's [...]