Tag: Hera

Theogamia/Gamelia

Did anybody else notice that the Festival of the Marriage of Zeus and Hera falls on VALENTINE’S DAY this year????? It’s a good thing I don’t have an significant other, so they can’t get offended when I say I’m going to spend the day with the Gods instead  of them.

My Submisson to Lykeia’s Hera Agon

Hail to the Goddess of Life By Amanda Artemisia Forrester Rich-haired Hera, arrayed in peacock feathers Many have sung of You as wife of Great Zeus and Queen of Shining Olympos But today I wish to hymn to You alone, glorious Hera For You were a great and magnificent Goddess, much-worshiped, Before Your brother ever […]…

A Prayer for Mother’s Day

A Prayer for Mother’s Day by Amanda Artemisia Forrester . Hail to Gaia, the First Mother! Primal Protogenos, Whom we live upon She Who mothered the first Beings in existence The mother of nymphs and Gods, animals and mortals Earth Mother,  I hail You! . Hail to Rheia, Mother of the Gods! Rich-haired Titaness, mother of…

This week’s festivals

Tuesday was the Ides of March, the death of Julius Caesar. This was my first year celebrating it, although I have always admired him greatly. It was a simple celebration, just myself. I arranged the altar with Roman symbols, such as the she-wolf suckling Romulus and Remus, and the center was, of course, a picture…

Some of my writings

Instead of reproducing here the essays and other works I’ve had published online in other places, I thought I’d share them in a list of links for folks to look at if they’d like. I’ll have to do another listing for the poetry eventually. Essays: An Introduction to Janus Asklepios the Physician Healing with Artemis…