Grandma Crone Speaks

Awakening

"I am drawn to intimate, often uncomfortable portraits of a woman persevering and awakening" Vera Farmiga "Listen to my words, little niece", said Grandma Crone: "The path to Awakening is not made of unicorn glitter as most New Age gurus make us believe. Walking the spiral -inward and outward - is a constant challenge for… Continue reading Awakening

Verses

"The first step in the limitation of the status of women was to take over from them the monopoly of the religious function" (Merlin Stone) I was there in the Ancient Times. Inanna Ishtar Elat Isis Baalat Ashtoreth Were my names. Queen of Heaven Mistress of Kingship Mother-of-All. I walked the Earth Thousands of winters… Continue reading

Grandma Crone Speaks

Summer Solstice

"This is the longest day, niece.", Grandma Crone said. "The most glorious time. The Mother-of-All releases all Her power and prepares for Her journey back to the Underworld. The Light becomes a Seed The Ground becomes a Womb Bathe in the fresh water of a pond at sunset.Let the Sun infuse you with its immortal… Continue reading Summer Solstice

Grandma Crone Speaks

The Mother-of-All

"In the beginning of time", said Grandma Crone, "the Mother-of-All ruled alone over the Worlds.  A majestic and luscious tree She was. Her roots diving deep into the Abyss; her trunk, rising higher than the highest mountains; Her luxuriant branches reaching the Outer Space. A gigantic snake She was. Her spiralling coils forming hills, valleys… Continue reading The Mother-of-All

Grandma Crone Speaks · Initiation

Initiation: Bones

"All transformations involve a process of death and rebirth" (Carl Greer) Grandma Crone was heating a big cauldron over the crackling fire when the little girl stepped out of the woods. "Take off your clothes, niece, and enter the cauldron.", she ordered. " But I will get burned!", cried the girl, terrified. "Your physical body… Continue reading Initiation: Bones

Verses

She was the Waters

In the beginning was the Goddess. She was the Waters. She was the Oceans, the Rivers, the Lakes and the Springs. And the Waters gave birth to the Trees and the Beings of Flesh. She was the Mother of Blood, Life and Decay. She was the Womb and the Grave, the Day and the Night,… Continue reading She was the Waters

Grandma Crone Speaks · Initiation

Initiation: The Commitment

"We all admire what we know of <>, but how many of us are truly ready to face the awesome realities of exterminating our desires?" (Stephen Larsen) "Lay down by the fire, niece.", said Grandma Crone. " Close your eyes and listen to my words. The Path you are following is one of great sacrifices.… Continue reading Initiation: The Commitment

Grandma Crone Speaks

Dancing with the Goddess

​"A new world is not only possible, She is on Her way." (Arundhati Roy) "Welcome, dear niece.", greeted Grandma Crone, puffing from a wooden pipe. "Sit down here by the fire and listen to my words. Dancing with the Goddess is not enough if you do it only on certain occasions. Dancing with the Goddess… Continue reading Dancing with the Goddess