A Few Words on Lilith

Lilith_(John_Collier_painting)During a divination back in the day, Lilith said something that stuck to my spiritual bones.

“He withdrew his favor but but he could never take my Fire.”

She commented that she will find and lift up the forsaken. She sees the world clearly and acts within it boldly. She teaches us to make something from nothing, to turn the desert into a fertile queendom. Lilith offers the transformation of a life of longing and craving into a life of fulfillment, if we’re willing to get our hands dirty and shake the foundations of our world.

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One thought on “A Few Words on Lilith

  1. Of Adam’s first wife, Lilith, it is told
    (The witch he loved before the gift of Eve,)
    That, ere the snake’s, her sweet tongue could deceive,
    And her enchanted hair was the first gold.
    And still she sits, young while the earth is old,
    And, subtly of herself contemplative,
    Draws men to watch the bright web she can weave,
    Till heart and body and life are in its hold.

    The rose and poppy are her flower; for where
    Is he not found, O Lilith, whom shed scent
    And soft-shed kisses and soft sleep shall snare?
    Lo! as that youth’s eyes burned at thine, so went
    Thy spell through him, and left his straight neck bent
    And round his heart one strangling golden hair.

    — Dante Gabriel Rossetti

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