Secret of the Lydians

“Lydia, ancient land of western Anatolia, extending east from the Aegean Sea and occupying the valleys of the Hermus and Cayster rivers. The Lydians were said to be the originators of gold and silver coins. During their brief hegemony over Asia Minor from the middle of the 7th to the middle of the 6th century bc, the Lydians profoundly influenced…

Full Moon in Aries: Penthesilea and Achilles

We are heading towards a full moon. It will happen in the sign of Aries. Under the silvery rays of this full moon happens a meeting, a union. Two separate parts that are ever at odds with each other finally meet and unite. This full moon will be significant for those striving to understand themselves….

Venus and Ceres Conjunct in Cancer

Today we have Venus and Ceres coming together in the warm waters of Cancer. Sun and Mars have long been fighting side by side in the Throne Room. We all have been charged with too much positive (masculine) energy lately, also all buffed with the Mars painted Leo – Aquarius Eclipse of the Moon last…

Dark Side of the Moon: Our Unconscious Conditioning

I know. I know that there is this mechanism in all of us, leading and controlling our lives. It is not the purity of our soul. It is not the divine essence in you and me. No. It is the beliefs, the conditioning we received from our imminent environment. During our childhood. In order to…

Ilmarinen the Eternal Hammerer

This article is about the Inventor Archetype, the Maker. In all mythologies of the world we see this character. A God or mortal who makes things at his forge. This is related to technology and humans’ gained ability to work with metals. Power belts, magic rings, swords that never miss… Magic helmets, chains that never break…

Penelope: The Queen of Ithaca

Penelope was the Queen of Ithaca, she was a wise woman. Her wisdom and instinct discerned true from false. She was strong, resilient and patient. Penelope avoided all the illusions for years until Odysseus arrived from the storming wine dark sea. Penelope as a model teaches us that there is always a possibility for a true life….

Andromeda the Chained Woman

Archetypes come to us only when we are ready to embody them. In our personal journey, we might currently be embodying the archetype of The Fool or The Great Mother or any other archetype. It is a highly personal process. Yet with conscious work we can realize what archetypes we currently embody and enable ourselves…