The Divine Groom

Is not the sun EVERYWHERE?

And so I choose the middle way

And sit in the heart

That is the place

Where the light of love

Is produced

And so

I am the divine groom

Who kisses his sister

Within the heart,

She who is the twin of the sun,

Who is Venus.

See past perversions

When I explain

That my sister

Ws my divine counterpart

And my consort

And know that

Any breach against

Her covenant

And any insult towards her

Ahall be met

With the shard of sun

That is blacker

Than the soul of Saturn.

~ Artist Unknown
An offering from Elizabeth F.

Image credit: Shashi ThakurĀ 

Published by Astara Solae

I created 13MOONS Magazine to resurrect the sacred feminine in Stories and Art. As a Seeress who'd worked directly with Oshun, Yemaya, Oya, and other earlier Goddesses, I noticed a stark difference in these energies and those of later iterations, such as Venus and Aphrodite. It is like parts of these beings were stripped away. Whether to fit the fashion of culture or men, I'll leave for you to decide, but this just didn't sit right with my spirit. And so I dreamed of a platform which would amplify the real voice of the feminine - Stories and Art created by actual women from our perspective, without apology. And here we are.I am called Astara, a name I received during meditation, meaning Little Sirius. I am here to draw down the energy of Ast, also known as Auset, Isis, and the latest: Mother Mary, truly just a hint of the Original anymore. I am here to Remember and to help Remind us of who we are as women, who we are beneath patriarchal whitewashing and power politics as religion. I am here to Remind us of the wisdom we hold within each of our cells which we have mistakenly (and blasphemously) called our meat suit. I am a Sensual Fluency Educator and Tranceworker, offering tools I've channeled from my own body to help you connect with yours. Reach out anytime if you'd like to hear more.

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