“I must be a mermaid… I have no fear of depths and a great fear of shallow living.”
“The mermaid is an archetypal image that represents a woman who is at ease in the great waters of life.” — Anita Johnson
“Mermaids don’t drown.” ―
The mermaid represents a woman’s physical and emotional depths. The Siren’s song, in mythology, was typically a thing to be feared, for sailors who followed it often ended up in a shipwreck. And yet, without these mesmerizing mythical creatures, our seas would be sadly lacking.
Mermaids not only weather the storm, they welcome it. Mermaids live in duality, embodying humanness along with a wild, animalistic and instinctual side. They are as changeable as the water itself, and yet they are ancient, a thing of complete and utter permanence.
How long have mermaids been around? Forever! Which is one reason why we…
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