Posted on May 18, 2009 at 9:57am
In the beginning....
The gods were women.
There are still vestiges of this in our modern culture. "Mother Earth." "Mother Nature."
Mankind was so awed by the magical ability of the Earth to bring forth life every spring that they made her a god. Most ancient origin myths, even in later, patriarchal societies, began with the Earth giving birth to the other gods.
The Great Goddess nurtured her people, fed them, and… Continue