vernal equinox

Spring Fever: The Vernal Equinox

“Spring is the time of plans and projects.” — Leo Tolstoy Few plants herald the coming of spring like the wild primrose. It begins flowering in March and always brings a smile to my face. Considered sacred by Celtic people, it drives its name from “primus,” which means “first” in Latin. In olden times, the…Read More

gnostic creation myth

World-building: The Gnostic Creation Myth

“God is not the author of all things, but only of good.” – Plato Graëlfire’s world-building is not intended to endorse a religious view, though it draws inspiration from Gnostic creation myth. Gnosticism is a theology that predates Christianity. It is an esoteric doctrine that aims to explain the presence of evil and suffering within…Read More

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