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GODDESS OF THE MONTH
DECEMBER 2007

Medusa

MedusaWhen Medusa was slain, the winged horse Pegasus sprang from her blood. The Greeks portrayed Medusa as a horrifying gorgon, an ugly woman with snakes for hair; any- one who looked at her face was turned to stone. Yet her name has the same root as medicine and measure, and derives from a Greek word meaning "to protect, to rule over."

Medusa is a moon goddess, the triple-headed Great Goddess in her death aspect. She is associated with blood, so to meet her is to meet the mysteries of moon-blood or menstrual blood, sacred and terrible, in many mythologies the source of life. Medusa is serpent energy, enlivening, terrifying, impersonal. Somehow Medusa, a symbol of growth and generation that dies so that from death may come life, became a symbol of fear, for to look directly upon the divine is to face a terrifying reality.

Pegasus is instinct, wisdom, imagination, life force, and intuitive understanding.


From GODDESS KNOWLEDGE CARDS,
Susan Eleanor Boulet Trust.
Text by Michael Babcock.
Published by Pomegranate
Box 6099, Rohnert Park, California 94927


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December 2007
Table of Contents
November 2007 Daykeeper Home
Sue Taylor: Remembering Maya
Jessica Murray:
Saturn, the Reality Show
Alex Miller-Mignone: Mike Huckabee, Republican Dark Horse
Crystal: Christmas Tree Ceremony and Prayer for World Peace
Alex Miller-Mignone: Musharraf, Bhutto and Pakistan
Boots Hart: Pluto in Capricorn 6
Daily Success Guide
December 1 - 31
Boots Hart: December General Astrological Influences
The Maya Archives
Astrologer's Bookshelf: The Complete Node Book
Fiction:
Out of the Fire Part 2
Goddess of the Month: Medusa
Personal Horoscope Consultations

Sign of the Month: Sagittarius


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