Smorgasbord Blog Magazine Guest Writer – Robbie Cheadle – Inca child sacrifices and the origin of my short story


Smorgasbord Blog Magazine

Today Robbie Cheadle shares research on the ancient Inca tradition of appeasing the gods with human sacrifices.. including children. It served as an inspiration for a short story published in the Spellbound anthology.

 Inca child sacrifices and the origin of my short story Death is About Choices

Last year I came across an interesting article which featured the mummy of Juanita, the well-preserved frozen body of an Inca girl who was sacrificed to the gods between 1450 and 1480. Her body was found by Johan Reinhard, an Explorer-in-Residence at the National Geographical Society during his ascent of Mount Ampato in the Andes of southern Peru.
Juanita is estimated to have been 12 – 15 years old at the time she died and, as she was found frozen, her remains and garments are extremely well preserved.

The mummy of Juanita was found wrapped in a brightly coloured burial tapestry and wearing…

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4 thoughts on “Smorgasbord Blog Magazine Guest Writer – Robbie Cheadle – Inca child sacrifices and the origin of my short story

    • Patty L. Fletcher says:

      Good morning Sally.

      You’re quite welcome. I’m Pleased and Privileged to share.

      Weekend started choppy but is smoothing out.

      Love!

      Patty L. Fletcher

      Self-Published Author and Social Media Promotional Assistant

      Email: patty.volunteer1@gmail.com

      Website: http://www.campbellsworld.wordpress.com/ .

      Food For Thought

      We all are the Light, automatically. So we really don’t have to go too much further than that. We all have a Light within us – it is the Soul; it is that spark of God, of the Divine, that activates our consciousness.

      -John-Roger, DSS

      Source: New Day Herald website

    • Patty L. Fletcher says:

      Hi Robbie.

      You’re ever so welcome. I’m Pleased and Privileged to share such fabulous work.

      You’re also in the GV group today.

      Have a great weekend.

      Patty L. Fletcher

      Self-Published Author and Social Media Promotional Assistant

      Email: patty.volunteer1@gmail.com

      Website: http://www.campbellsworld.wordpress.com/ .

      Food For Thought

      We all are the Light, automatically. So we really don’t have to go too much further than that. We all have a Light within us – it is the Soul; it is that spark of God, of the Divine, that activates our consciousness.

      -John-Roger, DSS

      Source: New Day Herald website

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