Grandma Crone Speaks · Initiation

Initiation: Mask of Patriarchy

"Until Woman looks at herself through the eyes of Man, She will never be free" (Cit.) "Little niece, gather your masks and come by the fire." said Grandma Crone. "Wear your favorite mask and look at the world through its eyes.What do you see?". " I see a bird of great beauty. She lives in… Continue reading Initiation: Mask of Patriarchy

Grandma Crone Speaks · Initiation

Initiation: Flesh

"Now, Voyager, sail thou forth to seek and find" (Walt Whitman) The young girl was lying inside the soft, humid womb of the Earth. Time went by. The seasons left their marks on that belly that protruded from the ground. The young girl dreamed the dreams of the Land and the Sky; she dreamed the… Continue reading Initiation: Flesh

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

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