Of the Roads and Crossroads: Hekate

Hekate Parents: Asteria and Perses Siblings: None Spouse/Lovers: None Children: None Symbolism: Torches, keys, knives. Sacred Animals: (Classical) Black dogs, polecats, serpents. (Modern) Ravens, crows, black cats, toads. Sacred Plants: Monkshood, oak, yew, deadly nightshade, hellebore, hemlock, all plants governed by Saturn, classic “witching” plants. Hekate is one of the most popular goddesses of modern witchcraft, Wicca and paganism. … Continue reading Of the Roads and Crossroads: Hekate

Flower Face: Blodeuwedd

Blodeuwedd Parents: Math ap Mathonwy and Gwydion fab Dôn Siblings: None Spouse/Lovers: Lleu Llaw Gyffes (husband), Gronw Pebr (lover) Children: None Sacred Animals: Owls Sacred Plants: Oak, Meadowsweet and Broom Blodeuwedd is a fae woman from Welsh mythology. She features in the the fourth branch of the Mabinogi, a collection of manuscripts which make up the earliest prose in British literature. … Continue reading Flower Face: Blodeuwedd