Over a 30,000-year span of time, before the coming of patriarchy, communities of
people honored the sacred female and lived in harmony with nature as a part of the
matrix of life. Contemporary archeologists digging down into the debris of human history have found at the bedrock people who worshipped the deity in female form. Feasting on images and stories of the Goddess, I found inspiration: Gaia, the Black Madonna, Athene, Kali.