Ah, the confusion. For some reason there are always creatures of myth that appear to be impossible to pin down. Just when I think I know what it’s all about, I turn the page and realize that no one knows. Case in point, this month’s creature imdugud.

“Hell hath no fury like a woman scorned.” ~ William Congreve

As we’ve been learning, sometimes the seemly simple symbols can have the most diverse and profound meanings. When Jim asked me what I was writing about his month and I told him the dot, well, he gave me that look that says, “Oh really?” Well, yes, yes I am.

Draw strength from Diana, the beloved Roman huntress. Channel your anger wisely with help from the Hawaiian fire goddess Pele. Consult Anuket for prosperity. The Goddess Inspiration Oracle makes it easy for women to tap into the sacred wisdom of these powerful deities.

10 questions with “Witchin’ Hour” host, Rapid Freeman.

Take a moment to learn about Avalonia.co.uk.

Bob Makransky, of the Magical Almanac Ezine, gives us his thoughts about luck.

This September 29 through October 6 is “Banned Books Week”. The American Library Association’s website tells us, “First observed in 1982, Banned Books Week reminds Americans not to take this precious democratic freedom for granted. The event is sponsored by the American Booksellers Association, the American Booksellers Foundation for Free Expression, the American Library Association (ALA), the Association of American Publishers, the American Society of Journalists and Authors and the National Association of College Stores. It is endorsed by the Library of Congress Center for the Book.”

I love Kathy Griffin. I always have, and I imagine I always will. I frequently tell people that I want to be the Kathy Griffin of the spirituality set. I shamelessly use her bits in conversations with friends and family, sometimes even giving her credit. I love her vicious mocking of celebrity. On the surface it all seems so simple. Kathy makes fun of celebrities. Perhaps, I’m reading too much into her work, but I personally feel there is so much more to it than that.

On August 29, 2007 the winner of the 2007 Blake Prize was announced. According to the Blake Prize website, “The Blake Prize for Religious Art is one of the more prestigious art prizes in Australia. For 55 years it has been awarding a prize for works of art that explore the subject of religious awareness and spirituality.” This year’s winner was Shirley Purdie and her piece “Stations of the Cross”. However, the winning piece isn’t what people are talking about.

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