The Humbling of Others

I’ve been working on this myth for a couple of weeks now (it was missing a suitable ending). The inspiration from it, as usual, came out of the blue, though I do remember thinking back to such great books as Legends of the Seminoles by the great Betty Mae Jumper. It is possible that some…

The Faces of the Moon

Unlike the other myths written here before, I cannot really place this one in a definite time frame beyond saying it happened after The Making of Peace. It is only really possible after the “cessation of hostilities” between the Divine Beings of earth and sky, and the People themselves.   THE MYTH:┬áThe Faces of the…

The Making of Peace

This is the second myth of Florida I wrote, very much in answer to the first one I’ve already shared. It didn’t sit well that there was no real resolution to where things had ended before. There had to be peace, but also struggle and sacrifice. As I wrote it, I was surprised to see…

Our Sacred Mother, Lady Florida

There is a God/dess here in the wildlands and streets. My name is Dayan, though in some circles I go by Raine, and I never asked to be the mouth piece of a Divine Spirit of the Land. Perhaps that is a strange thing to say for a self-styled pagan, but I remain a reluctant…