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mother goddess:

see Great Mother GoddessGreat Mother Goddess,
in ancient Middle Eastern religions, mother goddess, the great symbol of the earth's fertility. She was worshiped under many names and attributes. Similar figures have been known in every part of the world.
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Earth Mother talks about the '60s, but if she were a flower child she wouldn't be confronting menopause now so much as contemplating the possibility of a nursing home.
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The Virgin, who is also known as Tonantzin-Guadalupe, then assumed all the qualities associated with the pre-conquest Earth Mother, though believers prayed to her for a variety of reasons, not just fertility or the fecundity of the land.
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Of the major characters, only Joan Allen's no-big-deal-about-it earth mother Arlene seems to fully live in her skin, which she likes to expose completely while gardening.
According to Anthony Perks, a University of British Columbia researcher, "There was a concept in Neolithic times of a great goddess or Earth Mother, and Stonehenge could represent the opening by which the Earth Mother gave birth to the plants and animals on which ancient people so depended.
Jane Jacobs is the great earth mother of modern planning.
This year I wanted to use a person, originally it was to be androgynous but it was decided that an earth mother holding the sun is a particularly powerful figure.

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