crones

Where Have All the Crones Gone?

The maiden, mother, crone is a useful, modern archetype that shows the cycle of feminine development. Girlhood is the period of innocence, discovery, youth, new beginnings, and enthusiasm. The maiden is springtime. Maidenhood lasts roughly from birth to the early twenties. The next phase is summer. It’s about fertility, growth, gaining knowledge, nurturing, and creativity. […]