In the midst of this turbulent energy, I was visited by the three Fates of Greek mythology as Shakespeare’s Weird Witchy Sisters from Macbeth. In this vision they were stirring the cosmic cauldron. Like alchemists, they churned its celestial contents, incanting and steadfastly watching their creation be birthed from its colorful contents.
In antiquity, the three Fates were in charge of spinning, portioning out, and cutting the threads that symbolized the life and fate of each human life. Here, weaving—an “occupation” associated with women in almost every culture ever recorded—is a rich symbol of life and death, suggesting the durability, but also the fragility, of life. More importantly,Read More