The title of this article ties in well with the myth of Orpheus, a child of Apollo and the Muse Calliope. If you don't know who Orpheus was, don't worry, I'll give you the rundown on the story of this guy and the myths surrounding him, which have deeper spiritual and psychological truths that were … Continue reading Looking Back
Ah, Pegasus. According to the myth, he was born of a non-consensual union between Poseidon and mortal Medusa. Poseidon took the shape of a horse when he raped Medusa in Athena's temple while she was praying to the Goddess, which appears to be the origins of why Pegasus is viewed as a horse. The same … Continue reading Pegasus, Amen and Your Brain – As Above So Below
Genesis 1-14 14 And God said, Let there be lights in the firmament of the heaven to divide the day from the night; and let them be for signs, and for seasons, and for days, and years Luke 21-25 25 And there shall be signs in the sun, and in the moon, and in the … Continue reading The Son and the Sun. The Foundation of Christian Mythology.
If you are a Percy Jackson fan, you will recognize that scene where the cyclops, Tyson, stops the bull that spewed flames at everybody in the camp. He grabbed the bull by the horns as it shot flames at him but he was unharmed. Why? And why are the cyclops fireproof in Greek Mythology? This … Continue reading Why is the Cyclops Fireproof?
This one is interesting because we have two versions of a blind man having his sight restored by Jesus in the Gospels. One is in the Gospel of John, Chapter 9, Verses 1-7; and the other is in the Gospel of Mark, Chapter 8, Verses 22-25. We're going to tackle the one in the Gospel … Continue reading The Healing of the Blind Man and Men Walking as Trees
Fundamental evangelicals in political spheres have been, and still are, trying to shape world governments and the way we live our lives by using as a base the Christian Bible. Having said that, it is paramount moving forward that we make every attempt to grow our understanding of this book for the benefit of all … Continue reading The Jesus and Inanna Analogy (Part 5 in the Analogy Series)
"He is not godless who scorns the god of the multitude. He is godless who accepts the opinions of the multitude concerning their God." Epicurus - Greek philosopher and author of an ethical philosophy of simple pleasure, friendship, and retirement. He founded schools of philosophy that survived directly from the 4th century BCE until the … Continue reading Misunderstood Allah
The myth of Medusa is well-known throughout the world. But have you ever considered why the Greek writers ever even wrote about her in the first place? Why do we have all of these elaborate stories of gods, goddesses and monsters that are beyond terrifying and beautiful at the same time? Did the Greek writers … Continue reading We all have to slay Medusa
Cannibalism?! How can cannibalism be attached to the holy Catholic Sacrament of bread & wine or Communion? Strap in my fellow gnostics, we're going take a trip back in time to discover where it all came from and how it evolved over time. The "body and blood" that Jesus spoke of at the last supper … Continue reading Body & Blood, Bread & Wine, Bread & Beer, & Cannibalism
I have memories of these characters in movies like "The Seventh Sign" with Demi Moore, and Clint Eastwood in "Pale Rider." But what Hollywood misses by using the Book of Revelation literally is the deep spiritual meaning that the riders symbolize within us all. One thing that is interesting about the Book of Revelation is … Continue reading The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse