(Essay) The Gift Economy by Genevieve Vaughan

Gen VaughanTwo basic economic paradigms coexist in the world today. They are logically contradictory, but also complementary. One is visible, the other invisible; one highly valued, the other undervalued. One is connected with men; the other with women. What we need to do is validate the one connected with women, causing a basic shift in the values by which we direct our lives and policies.

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(Meet Mago Contributor) Ayele Kumari PhD

Ayele Kumari

Ayele Kumari

Over 25 years of experience in Healing and in Indigenous knowledge systems. 15 years as a college professor… an author of 3 books and publisher of 15 books. Offers a dynamic blend of western and indigenous training from common sense mother wit to high spiritual science. Offers retreats, lectures workshops and personal training and mentoring. Mother of 4 adult children, 2 cats, a dog, bird and fish. Grandmother of 5. Lives in St. Louis, Mo.


(Meet Mago Contributor) Shiloh Sophia

Shiloh Sophia

Shiloh Sophia

Shiloh Sophia lives life as a great adventure narrated by the creative fire of her Muse! She has been painting, writing poetry, publishing books and teaching at universities, the United Nations and in her own programs and around the world for over twenty years.

Her soul work is inspired by the idea that self expression is a basic human right. That each person has a right to know how they think, and feel, and the freedom to express that in the world. Her research and development around this idea has focused on serving women and girls through giving them access to methods of transformational art making through stories, symbols and inquiry. Continue reading

(Special Post 2) “The Oldest Cilivization” and its Agendas by Mago Circle Members

12742079_952745341470248_3920984199543071341_n-e1457121661528[Editor’s Note: The following discussion took place in response to an article listed blow by the members of The Mago Cirlce, Facebook group of Goddessians/Magoists from May 6 to May 10, 2016. Readers are recommended to read the original article linked below that has invoked the converation.]

“The Danube Civilization: Oldest in the World” in The Ancient Ones upon the ruins of our ancestors, published April 3, 2016.

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(Poem) Revelry at Midsummer by Deanne Quarrie

Photo Credit: Fire; ©

Photo Credit: Fire Pit; ©

Midsummer brings a craziness of spirit,
a wild urging to break loose and soar.
Drones impregnate the queen
and fall to death’s door.

My longing and lustful heart
seeks this ecstatic trance
is it the Horned Sun King
drawing me to the dance?

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(Art) Nuestra Senora La Virgen de Guadalupe by Lydia Ruyle

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Nuestra Senora La Virgen de Guadalupe is the present name of the Great Mother Goddess of Mexico. The Spaniards brought Black Madonnas with them to the western hemisphere where they joined Mayan Ixchel and Aztec Tonantzin of earlier Pre-Hispanic cultures. La Virgen spoke to Juan Diego, a simple peasant, asking him to build a church to her on Tonantzin’s hill at Tepeyac. Miraculously, La Virgen’s image appeared on his tilma wrapped around many red roses as proof of his vision. It hangs in the Cathedral today. Guadalupe is the Goddess of the Western Hemisphere, Central and South America, and the southwestern United States.
Painting on cloth, c.1534, Guadalupe Cathedral, Tepeyac, Mexico City

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