Grandma Crone Speaks

Acceptance

"Volo ut sis" ("I want you to be what you are") Augustine of Ippona Have you ever felt like you were living on a totally different plane of existence than that of the people around you? Can you see a lizard sleeping under the sun, but also a dragon coiling around the roots of a… Continue reading Acceptance

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

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