Mary Saracino

Read all posts by Mary Saracino. Mary Saracino is a novelist, poet, and memoir writer who lives in Denver, Colorado. Her most recent novel is Heretics: A Love Story (Pearlsong Read More …

Update & Happy 4th Birthday to Return to Mago E-Magazine!

Happy 4th Birthday to Return to Mago E-Magazine! 

(Tribute) In Loving Memory of Lydia Ruyle (1935-2016) by Mago Circle Members

We posthumously honor Lydia Ruyle (August 5, 1935-March 26, 2016) as Patron of Goddess Feminism, Activism, and Spirituality. Mago Circle Members on June 11, 2016. Glenys Livingstone I feel blessed Read More …

(Poem) A River Runs Through Me by Mary Saracino

  A river runs through me through me through me a river runs through me to the sea the sea’s inside inside inside me touching everything I see

(Video) The Mago Work by Mago Sisters by Helen Hye-Sook Hwang

2015 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2015 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was Read More …

(Poem) Wordless by Mary Saracino

There are places inside us where words are useless spaces where only silence dwells.   Into these still, dark caverns seekers tumble sometimes meeting unexpected faces eyes wide with invitation. Read More …

(Poem) Tharros, Sardegna by Mary Saracino

The stones share their secrets with the sea, the brilliant blue sky, the tasseled grasses, the trees—and any humans who will listen— defying history’s edicts to remain silent. Parched by Read More …

(Review) Whatever Works: Feminists of Faith Speak edited by Trista Hendren & Pat Daly, reviewed by Mary Saracino

(Review) Whatever Works: Feminists of Faith Speak A Girl God Anthology Edited by Trista Hendren and Pat Daly, preface by Dr. Amina Wadud Whatever Works: Feminists of Faith Speak offers Read More …

(Poem) If We Were Rooted by Mary Saracino

If we were rooted to the ground like trees or roses would we understand how intimately our lives are entwined with the Mystery?   She carries us in her arms, Read More …

(Review) Heretics: A Love Story by Mary Saracino, reviewed by Donna Snyder

Heretics:  A Love Story by Mary Saracino, Pearlsong Press, Nashville, TN 2014 Rich details of the Barbaricini culture, and the Genargento Mountains in the Babargia, the most remote region of Sardinia Read More …

(Review) Mary Saracino’s The Everyday Spirituality of Women in the Italian Alps: A Trentino American Woman’s Search for Spiritual Agency, Folk Wisdom, and Ancestral Values by Mary Beth Moser

Mary Beth Moser’s doctoral dissertation, The Everyday Spirituality of Women in the Italian Alps: A Trentino American Woman’s Search for Spiritual Agency, Folk Wisdom, and Ancestral Values, takes readers on Read More …

(Poem) All My Relations by Mary Saracino

All my relations hail from Puglia and Tuscany their bodies rooted to ancient hillsides, sacred ruins forests filled with wild cinghiali, fallen chestnuts fields bursting with red poppies, stone menhirs Read More …