Vivacini stories are near and dear to my heart, and I would bet that if they pull at my heartstrings, they’ll do the same for you and maybe help you see things from a different perspective. You’ll also find some helpful tips. . . . . .
From the first page, the reader is immediately drawn into the dramatic hardships of an Irish immigrant family struggling to survive in an unforgiving frontier. As the story unfolds and the lives of its characters . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Originally, a “witch” was actually a goddess known as “the Crone, “Wise One” or “Earth Mother” in Celtic tradition.The crone’s cauldron symbolized the earth’s womb where all souls went at death. The goddess would stir the cauldron. . .