Why I choose to be an RTM contributor by Glenys Livingstone

“…When Dr. Helen Hye-Sook Hwang invited me to contribute monthly, I had no idea of the rich pathway and community I was entering into. It was not difficult for me to find material … I had a lot to say from a gynocentric perspective: my PaGaian cosmology was deeply resonant with Magoism, the understanding of She as Primordial Mother, Creatrix. Helen and I shared this passion. The fact that Helen’s quest for Her was as Mago, Great Goddess of East Asia in particular, took me further into understanding Great Goddess’s multicultural manifestation … it was good for my Western brain, and I am deeply grateful for this journey.

Helen and I shared so much as feminist, Goddess-focussed scholars and practitioners, both deeply committed to a better world, a m(O)therworld, and the call to be of service to that, that stretched back in each of our lives in similar ways – both inspired and transformed by Mary Daly, both having had a period of Christian/Catholic experience as we sought to make our way. Yet we were also hugely different in our cultural experience. It has been a rich relationship. And so it has been with the very diverse group that Return to Mago has gathered over the years: it is a global community that expands the mind, and challenges a contributor to speak with a larger audience, …”

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

Naturalistic Paganism

A community of Naturalistic & Humanistic Pagans

Celebration of Gaia

Marking Our Time on Earth


Exploring the F-word in religion at the intersection of scholarship, activism, and community.

Stuart McHardy

A Lad o Pairts Speaks

Feral Words

Blog posts/essays & photos by William A. Young, linking travel, hiking, mythology, and some associated odds-and-ends

%d bloggers like this: