Myths help fight PTSD

Ancient warrior myths help veterans fight PTSD Greek heroes struggled with battle stress, too (http://news.yahoo.com/ancient-myth-helps-veterans-battle-ptsd-153531485.html?soc_src=mediacontentstory) By Liz Goodwin, Yahoo News 15 hours ago Yahoo News 0 shares View photo . Ajax Defending Greek Ships Against Trojans (Bettmann/CORBIS) A soldier returns home from battle but has brought the war with him. He stares off into the … More Myths help fight PTSD

Who is Hades anyway?

 Aidoneus, the Unseen. Trophonios, the Nourisher. Polydegmon, the Receiver. Euboulos, the Good Counselor.      Ploutos, the Wealth-Giving. Such are just a few of Hades’s many epithets, names used in Greek myth more often than the name “Hades” itself. In keeping with my “Who are the gods anyway?” posts, today I ask the question of Hades, god of the … More Who is Hades anyway?

Who is Zeus anyway?

It wakes us up at night. It shatters the night’s darkness. It sears and cracks, shakes us to our bones, our foundations. Lightning. Zeus’s tool, Zeus’s weapon. The supreme deity of the Greek pantheon, the king of the gods, master of wind, rain, thunder, and lightning. Wielder of justice, bestower of judgment, Zeus, metering out punishment, embodies … More Who is Zeus anyway?

Re-Visioning Eve

They are of inferior substance, of secondary importance to God. They have no souls. They are the gateway for the devil. How does the devil enter the world through a woman? Her sexuality of course. And if they get out of line, it’s okay–you can beat them… After all, you are not really beating her, you … More Re-Visioning Eve