Medusa


secretsoftheserpent

The myth of Medusa is one of my favorites. When people try to translate this into a volcanic eruption, it’s a guess at best. The snake and serpent are all over the ancient world. The serpent has to do with wisdom and the snake is your thoughts. The snake represents wise thoughts because it moves in the same way as your thoughts, like a wave. Medusa symbolized a conscious, wise woman. Ancient Greece was an extreme patriarchy. In Ancient Greece an awake, wise, conscious woman was feared. She could stop a patriarchal mind(ego) in its tracks. Turn it to stone. The other piece to this myth is the reflection. The ancients believed when you looked at your reflection, you were seeing your consciousness, your higher self, your soul or your true self. You can tell a lot about someone by the way they look at themselves in the mirror. If…

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Author: Cianaodh Óg - a.k.a. Troy Young

Cianaodh (Pronounced Key-Ah-Knee) is Old Irish and means Ancient Fire. Óg is also Old Irish and it means Young which is my surname in modern English. My given or legal name is James "Troy" Young but my chosen, magickal name is Cianaodh Óg and most people who know me outside of my spiritual family know me by my middle name, Troy. I am the High Priest of Tribe Of the Standing Stones in Arlington, Texas - Spirit Of the Sycamore Tradition and variety blogger as well as Chief High Mucky Muck at Alliance of Polyspiritual Eclectics.

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