Crafting and Creating; Photography and Poetry
In a garden free of all cares and worries, Adam and Eve wandered without purpose. Their overseer provided for all of their physical needs with only one restriction – do not eat of the fruit of this tree.
sly serpent temptress
apple of knowledge
In a land of eternal spring, Kore was courted by Hades. The dark lord persuaded the maiden to eat four pomegranate seeds before returning to the light, fating her to return four months of the year as his bride, Persephone.
underworld queen born
through the wisdom found within
In a world of chaos, you can not stop growth. No matter how much we long to protect our children, their rites of passage into adulthood must come. It is a time to be honored, not prevented, not ignored, not a sin.
From Cloaked Monk’s March Challenge:
March 11th is “Johnny Appleseed Day.” John Chapman, known as Johnny Appleseed, was responsible for introducing apple trees to many regions of the western frontier. Reflect on fruit.
apple cut crosswise
reveals pentacle within
gift of the goddess