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Celebrating Mother's Day and the Sacred Feminine

Tim Ward | Posted 05.10.2015 | Religion
Tim Ward

Mother's Day is just around the corner, the day we venerate the women who gave birth to each one of us. Kind of a penance for the other 364 days a year during which women suffer discrimination, unequal pay, harassment and, in all too many cases, live in financial insecurity and fear of abuse.

9 Goddesses to Help With Money, Love, and Protection

Rev. Laurie Sue Brockway | Posted 05.01.2015 | Religion
Rev. Laurie Sue Brockway

While deep into the study of comparative religions in seminary school, many years ago, I was surprised to discover the many feminine faces of the Divi...

My Mother's Journey With Alzheimer's: A Family Portrait

Lisa Levart | Posted 04.13.2015 | Good News
Lisa Levart

I haven't seen the movie "Still Alice" because my mother has Alzheimer's disease. While she slips away into the advanced stages of this ferocious illness, I can't watch anything that illustrates the journey my family is on.

DISPATCH: Goddesses Never Age With Dr. Christiane Northrup

Miriam Ava | Posted 04.07.2015 | Fifty
Miriam Ava

Turning today's ageist culture on its head, Dr. Christiane Northrup offers a new portal of understanding of what it means to move through time and space without declining in health or joy.

10 Badass Goddesses Who Are The Heroes Of Their Own Fascinating Stories

Talia Lavin | Posted 03.18.2015 | Books

Polytheism might've had a bad rap in the Bible, but it’s given rise to some of humanity’s most fascinating and enduring narratives. Some ancient p...

The Embodied Feminine and How to Bring Her Home

Miriam Ava | Posted 05.15.2015 | Travel
Miriam Ava

Anchor into your feelings of bliss. Invite her home, the goddess of your secrete island. Let her gaze imprint your body with the alphabet of stars, that bubbling creative surge known only to those who connect. Talk, learn, see. Realize, embody, remember.

International Women's Day: Will "Western Women Save the World"?

Tim Ward | Posted 05.06.2015 | Impact
Tim Ward

A few years ago the Dalai Lama made a remark that has ricocheted through the web for the past five years. "Western women will save the world," the B...

The Ancient Religion of Valentines and Vulvas

Donna Henes | Posted 04.15.2015 | Religion
Donna Henes

Paleolithic carved figures refer to woman as matrix, as creatrix, to moon cycles and menstrual magic, and resonate profound reverence in their rendering.

Daily Meditation: Born Of Nature

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 02.04.2015 | Religion

We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these Daily Meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be par...

JamesMichael Nichols

FABRICATIONS: Meet Queer Fashion Designer David Siferd Of GODDESS

HuffingtonPost.com | JamesMichael Nichols | Posted 02.12.2015 | Gay Voices

This is the sixth installment in a miniseries that elevates the work of up-and-coming queer individuals working in the fashion world. Check back at Hu...

Feel Like Giving Up? 10 Things I Remembered in 2014 to Keep Going

Laura Aiisha | Posted 03.07.2015 | Healthy Living
Laura Aiisha

As the final weeks and days of this year have come and gone, I'm reminded of the ways that 2014 has pushed me backwards, pulled me forwards, lifte...

Kick Resistance in the Ass: 5 Things I Learned to Create My Legacy

Laura Aiisha | Posted 02.06.2015 | Healthy Living
Laura Aiisha

Standing up courageously in the face of fear, doubt, resistance, nerves and old limiting stories is by far one of the most dynamic and courageous human experiences I can think of.

Liberation Thealogy and Goddess 2.0: An Interview With Karen Tate

Tim Ward | Posted 02.03.2015 | Religion
Tim Ward

On the cusp of 2015, Goddess worship is moving into a new generation of leaders who are striving to evolve beyond individual teachers, isolated communities and occasional communal rituals and bring the Goddess into the mainstream. Call it Goddess 2.0.

Women, Power and the Rule of Three

Lisa Levart | Posted 01.19.2015 | Arts
Lisa Levart

My personal relationship with power is fraught with anxiety, self-doubt and fear of conflict. As a woman, I doubt I am alone in this, yet as I strug...

How to Honor the Real Isis: Goddess of Magical Healing

Annie Finch | Posted 01.02.2015 | Religion
Annie Finch

When you hear the acronym "ISIS" lately, unfortunately, you probably recognize it as an acronym of terror and brutality. This is a shame, because "Isis" is a word that has much to offer us.

Hekate: A Goddess for Halloween

Laurie Lovekraft | Posted 12.30.2014 | Religion
Laurie Lovekraft

Let's take a closer look (if we dare) at the inspiration for the cackling Halloween hag, the patroness of witches: Hekate.

Ryan Kristobak

BANKS Finds True Power In The Imperfect 'Goddess' And Dirty Martinis

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Kristobak | Posted 10.15.2014 | Entertainment

“I started liking dirty martinis last night," Jillian Banks exclaimed as she sat down in the lobby of the Dream Downtown Hotel in New York City. "Wh...

Cirque du Soleil's Amaluna: A Lost World Where Women Reign

Christine Horansky | Posted 11.05.2014 | Women
Christine Horansky

On an island deep in the ocean mists, the moon rises over a mythic world where women rule the winds and tides. Cirque du Soleil's Amaluna, now playing...

These Are What Goddesses Look Like

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 08.16.2014 | Religion

On Saturday August 9 roughly 60 women in Oregon City, OR shed their clothing and swam naked under the full moon in the Clackamas Cove to raise money f...

The Irony of ISIS

Lisa Levart | Posted 09.30.2014 | Impact
Lisa Levart

In this decisive time before the imminent destruction of our common sacred sites, let us all call upon the protective guidance of Isis: the oldest of the old, mother of all mothers and The All-Seeing Eye. Let us reclaim the true name and meaning of Isis.

Being a Woman Is a Privilege

Miriam Ava | Posted 09.20.2014 | Women
Miriam Ava

We create worlds. We inspire communities. We ignite transformations. And yet and because of this, the divine feminine has been repressed for mill...

The Problem With Masculinity

Rhoda Jordan | Posted 09.16.2014 | Women
Rhoda Jordan

We've short-changed our boys and men by defining masculinity in such a way as to constrict the complex essence of their humanity. Criticizing masculinity doesn't mean pitting males against females. Masculinity is not exclusive to men. We all carry its qualities.

Daily Meditation: Goddess

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 07.11.2014 | Religion

We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these daily meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be par...

The Odyssey (In My Own Words)

Emma Tattenbaum-Fine | Posted 08.25.2014 | Books
Emma Tattenbaum-Fine

Calypso: Odysseus, I'm so much hotter than your wife. Just stay on this island forever, and let's be immortal together. I can totally arrange it. ...

Not Everyone Views Friday the 13th As Unlucky

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 06.13.2014 | Religion

Friday the 13th may be one of the most firmly rooted American superstitions -- along with black cats and walking under ladders. But where did the supe...