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Benten Kutsu Cave

Do your best! Ganbatte!

“When I was living in Japan…” – this is a phrase that brings the most profound glassy look to my friends’ eyes, causes polite yawns, or provokes the hilarious reply, “Oh wait a minute! Did you live in JAPAN? I didn’t know that! Really?”. I totally understand this reaction, and accept the teasing as 100% […]

snake goddess statue and candle

The Snake Goddess and Tarot

The Minoan Snake Goddess has loomed large in my imagination for many years. She is pure feminine power, fierce, unapologetic. Dating from approximately 1600 BCE, and found on the island of Crete, this mysterious figure inspires visions of an advanced, peaceful society of goddess worshipers, governed by wise women, living in harmony with nature. Of […]