Grian over at Greenspeak has posted a beautiful passage from The Great Cosmic Mother: Rediscovering the Religion of the Earth by Monica Sjoo and Barbara Mor:
"In the beginning ... was a very female sea. For two-and-a-half billion years on earth, all life-forms floated in the womb-like environment of the planetary ocean...."
The pic above, "Brides's Well at Imbolc on Lewis, Hebrides," is by Monica Sjoo. Go HERE to see more of Monica Sjoo's Goddess artwork.