Brownie Bites: The Myth of Persephone- Outtake #3: The Deal

The politics of the Gods is very similar to the politics within our own psyches. Think of all the voices in your head, clamoring to be heard, or to be in the driver's seat.  They have their own agendas and make their own deals. In the post-Hellenic version of the myth of Persephone, it is … Continue reading Brownie Bites: The Myth of Persephone- Outtake #3: The Deal

Brownie Bites: The Myth of Persephone- Outtake #2-Depression

The Depression of Demeter Excerpt from The Road Less Traveled by M.Scott Peck. M.D. "The Healthiness of Depression" …the feeling associated with giving up something loved- or at least something that is a part of ourselves and familiar- is depression. Since mentally healthy human beings must grow, and since giving up or loss of the … Continue reading Brownie Bites: The Myth of Persephone- Outtake #2-Depression

Brownie Bites: The Myth of Persephone – Outtake #1: Creativity

When I was at school, and at home,  I was shamed and scolded constantly about being a "daydreamer". But when I learned to read for my own pleasure around the age of 11, I was swept away by my vivid imagination and daydreaming . I failed math class because I would read stories in (and … Continue reading Brownie Bites: The Myth of Persephone – Outtake #1: Creativity