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The medieval bestiary was a compendium of beasts – each described and accompanied by an illustration and in some cases, a moral lesson. In my own practice, I’ve looked for the beast in most of my endeavors but they have also sought me out in places I never expected to find them. The names I give these beasts, my beasts, are drawn from their actions or their origins—face scratchers, heel nippers, man-made or woman-born. They are my friends. They are my soul.

About the Bestiary

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  The medieval bestiary was a compendium of beasts – each described and accompanied by an illustration and in some cases, a moral lesson. In those times, a beast was almost anything NOT human so it was not unusual to … Continue reading

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