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Tristy

Musings of a Book Addict

I'm married to a scavenger of sorts and he often totes home rescued boxes of books that I paw through with shiny, hungry eyes. I pull out the odd and interesting and add them to my teetering stack.

Currently reading

The Hound of the Baskervilles
Arthur Conan Doyle
E.B. White: A Biography
Scott Elledge
Murder on the Orient Express
Agatha Christie
There Is Nothing Wrong with You: Going Beyond Self-Hate
Cheri Huber, June Shiver
Living Buddha, Living Christ
Thích Nhất Hạnh
No. 44, The Mysterious Stranger
Mark Twain
The Snare of the Hunter
Helen MacInnes
Paintings of Henry Miller
Henry Miller, Lawrence Durrell
Dreamways of the Iroquois: Honoring the Secret Wishes of the Soul
Robert Moss
Pentimento (Back Bay Books)
Lillian Hellman

The Elements of... - The Goddess

Elements of Goddess - Caitlín Matthews This is a wonderful book. Caitlin Matthews shares wonderful stories about the life and history of female deities from around the world and throughout history, revealing them all to be facets of The Goddess energy and power in the world. This book is worth reading just for her "Glossary of Goddesses" which is an great, simple list of female deities and their specific aspects. And this isn't a huge, cumbersome, encyclopedic tome that is difficult to get through - it's a simple 130 pages. She also includes simple but powerful exercises in how to work with The Goddess energy and has wonderful exercises to bring that energy more deeply into your life. This was published in 1989, but it still holds up and has meaning today.