Posts Tagged ‘ beauty ’

Does Mrs Whatsit Need Wrinkle Cream? On Beauty and the Goddess

Oct 19th, 2018 | By

Recently, a mythologist friend of mine shared a video by Venezuelan-American television personality Jason Silva. Silva describes himself as a “wonder junkie” and “performance philosopher”, and he produces short, sermon-like videos in the style of Rob Bell’s NOOMA series. My friend specifically took issue with his “How Beauty Can Heal Us” segment: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2W6wJniitTU. I am

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Everyday Beauty

Aug 26th, 2018 | By

Do you see beauty in everyday things? My friends keep inspiring me with things they post on social media, and my friend Chris popped this quote up today: “Anyone can love a rose, but it takes a lot to love a leaf. It’s ordinary to love the beautiful, but it’s beautiful to love the ordinary.”

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The Nine Touchstones of Goddess Spirituality: Walk in Love and Beauty

May 11th, 2018 | By

My first exposure to the idea of walking in beauty, or of doing things in a “beautiful way,” was through my reading of Dine authors in an anthropology class on Native peoples of the American Southwest. The idea of the Beauty Way or something being “finished in beauty” is often appropriated by White folks in

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February’s Goddess- Aphrodite

Feb 2nd, 2018 | By
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How could we not celebrate Aprhodite in the month of February? Though the month of April is actually named after her (Aphrilis), surely February is an appropriate time to honor the goddess of love. Aphrodite has long been celebrated as the Greek goddess of love, sexuality, and beauty, but there’s so much more to her

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