(This is the third of four posts on the “Magical Giftbringers of Yule.”  The first one was Rozhanitsa, and the second one was St. Lucia.) Saule is the Baltic Sun Goddess.  I learned most of what I know about her from Patricia Monaghan’s wonderful book O Mother Sun.  I wrote the following lines for a ...Continue Reading…

(This article was first published in SageWoman, Fall 2002) When I was 18 my boyfriend died, and the place I went for solace was the sea. Every day after classes ended I drove to my favorite beach, a rocky marine preserve in a small cove that was not well-known and therefore never crowded. I would ...Continue Reading…