Posts Tagged ‘ Laura Perry ’

Pagan art videos

Nov 27th, 2017 | By

Some of the Moon Books authors are distinctly arty folk. Here are some videos for you to enjoy that are full of art. From Laura Perry, this video is full of illustrations from her Minoan Tarot Deck. If Minoan style art calls to you, you might want to check out her book, Ariadne’s Thread.  

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Reviews for Ariadne’s Thread

Jul 21st, 2017 | By

Ariadne’s Thread by Laura Perry explores Minoan Paganism and how it can be drawn on for modern Pagan practice. Queen’s Sword recently reviewed Ariadne’s thread alongside the Minoan Tarot set that Laura created. They said: “he book is a combination of a cultural reference book and one ritual-script for Pagans. If you’re a Pagan, a

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Laura Perry: Finding My Path

Apr 23rd, 2017 | By

It’s been quite a roundabout path that has finally brought me to Modern Minoan Paganism. My first “Aha!” moment occurred during a high school art history class, when my teacher showed us a photo of the Bull Leaper fresco from Knossos. I remember getting goosebumps and having something “click” in the back of my mind.

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Laura Perry – author insights

Mar 29th, 2017 | By

When did you first realise you wanted to write? I’ve been writing, to varying degrees of skill and success, ever since I was old enough to clutch a pencil in my chubby little hand. Like drawing, it’s something I’ve always done. I can’t remember not writing.   What was your first book? I guess technically

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Pagan at midwinter

Dec 27th, 2016 | By

There are so many things a Pagan might celebrate at midwinter, and so many ways in which to do it. Whether your drawn to Stonehenge, New Grange or another ancient site, celebrating the rebirth of the Sun, or the fight of the oak and holly kings, or still dreaming in the darkness with the Cailleach,

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Preparing for Samhain

Oct 29th, 2016 | By

How will you celebrate Samhain? Laura Perry offers this Ancestral Devotional: In the buzzing of the hive I hear The voices of the Ancestors. Speak to me, I pray. May your wisdom bless My work, my life. Walk with me, I pray; Bless the path I tread With every step I take. Rachel Patterson will

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Goddess in America – featured author Laura Perry

Oct 21st, 2016 | By

From Laura Perry, one of the authors contributing to the Moon Books anthology The Goddess in America I’m an American, born of American parents whose ancestors have lived on this continent for well over two centuries. But my spirituality focuses largely on the Minoans of ancient Crete, half a world and three millennia distant from

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The House of the Double Axe

May 21st, 2016 | By

An excerpt from Laura Perry’s book on Minoan spirituality: Ariadne’s Thread When we think of Crete, among the many images that come to mind is the famed labyrinth, the maze Theseus encountered in his heroic adventure to defeat the Minotaur. But this superficial depiction of the tale of the goddess Ariadne and her initiate reveals only the surface of

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Arty authors

Apr 11th, 2016 | By

Several of our Moon Books authors are also fantastic artists. Yvonne Ryves  recently finished a Colour Pencil Certificate with the London Art College. Her blog offers an insight into the way a picture progresses, so do have a look at how this beautiful piece Yvonne is the author of Shaman Pathways – Web of Life.

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Pagan Planet People, Moon Bookers

Jan 26th, 2016 | By

Pagan Planet is a community book, which means many of the contributors are not professional authors. However, there are a number of Moon Books authors who have contributed their thoughts to the collection as well. Here’s an introduction to three of them… Fiona Tinker – author of Pagan Portals – Pathworking through Poetry, Fiona lives by the

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