The Serpent could represent an awakened kundalini energy which Hindu tradition claims is in our unawakened divine potential.
Women accept and are attracted to specific types of men. We need to accept and respect each aspect of masculinity in them.
Inanna-Ishtar, Isis, Mary Magdalene: Recovering the Lineage of the Lost Goddess and Other Stolen Stories.
The application of the title 'sacred prostitute' has been just another way of demeaning this ancient Goddess who preceded Biblical stories.
The Gospel of Mary Magdalene is still revolutionary, and at the same time, it speaks the truth to us about seeking the Divine within.
Like the Hindu Shakti, Elphame is a subtle but intelligent force, not some ignorant, matter-bound Feminine, as described in patriarchal cultures.