Interesting story about being drawn to goddess images. Same thing happened
to me a few years ago. A really interesting book that I'm currently
rereading is called
"Chalice and the Blade" by Riane Eisler. It's definitely thought-provoking,
and offers new interpretations of Neolithic art (i.e. they're not just
"fertility" goddesses anymore!).
In a whiz-bang coincidence a few years back, I purchased a small pewter
goddess figure necklace. Actually bought it at a nearby theme park for
A month or so later, being intrigued by the whole goddess phenomenon, I
started reading some message boards on AOL and then began emailing with a
woman who was very knowledgeable about goddess societies and art of earlier.
ANYHOW, after a couple of WEEKS of emailing, I mentioned my little pewter
necklace. She asked me to write back and describe it--and describe how it
was packaged when I bought it.
Well, you guessed it--the woman I'd been writing to was the creator of my
necklace! (She did the original design and made some arrangement with the
company that does the pewter casting. She receives royalties from the
company, still has the right to the design, and mainly works in silver and
With art and with life, sometimes we never really know where we're going
until we get there.
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