To the underworld and back, surrender, trust and the myth of Inanna

It has been a descent. And in my descent I reach for the myths to sustain me. I turn to Inanna, the Sumerian (Iraq) Goddess of Love, Fertility and Warfare. Inanna decided to descend to the underworld to pay respects to her sister Ereshkigal’s dead husband. She dressed herself as a Queen for the journey, in robes and jewels of … Read More

Avarice, Greed…and Gluttony

This is part three in my personal exploration of the 7 deadly sins and the 7 graces. (Part one, on Pride, and part two on reverence.) Also if you want to read the business version, see Reverence as a Business Practice. I have found the passion of greed/avarice difficult to grasp, mainly in distinguishing it from gluttony. Both are about … Read More