Demeter's Mysteries: The Secret Path to Happiness

Demeter's Mysteries: The Secret Path to Happiness

by Marguerite Chiang




A modern telling of Greek Myth, Demeter's Mysteries: the Secret Path to Happiness, is a combination of prose and poetry. Drawing on her experience as a psychotherapist and a mother, she gives us a new telling of the story of the goddess Demeter and her search for Persephone, her beautiful daughter who had been abducted by Hades, lord of the underworld.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780887393525
Publisher: Creative Arts Book Company
Publication date: 12/01/2002
Pages: 115
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Demeter's Introduction to Her Mysteries
Part I. The Lesser Mysteries
2. Silent Crime
3. Grief over the Missing Child
4. Discouraging Voices
5. Killing Rage
6. Aimless Wanderings
7. Stopping Place
8. Refusal
9. Baubo's Act
10. Baubo's Medicine
Part II. The Great Mysteries
1. The Witness and the Guide
2. Return to the Scene of the Crime
3. Descent
4. Dealings with the Powers
5. Celebration
6. Trickery
7. Resolution
8. New Life
Part III Life after the Mysteries
1. The Field of Creativity
2. The Field of Work
3. The Field of Love
4. The Field of Parenting
5. The Field of Friendships
6. The Field of Old Age
7. Humor in the Midst of Difficulties
8. In the End

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