Planting prayer for Poseidon

Gentle Ennosigaios, now we ask you to move the earth. Not with all the vast power which rages under roiling brows of Labrandeus, nor the tenacious focus of dashing Prosclystius, nor any of the many ways which Pelagaeus could bring to bear. Subtle Ennosigaios, now we ask you to move the earth. With the steadfastContinue reading “Planting prayer for Poseidon”

Reviews in waiting

It takes a lot of time and it doesn’t make me any money, but I do enjoy writing honest book reviews.  Jason Mankey has kindly given me a higher platform for that work, “Pergamum Unfurled.”  Reviewing books are various kinds is something I’ve done for some years; I have even done it for pay.  (ThatContinue reading “Reviews in waiting”

Real money magic: my vote matters, your vote matters.

The miasma which leads a sizable majority of Americans not to bother to vote is the idea, “my vote doesn’t matter.”  I know better:  I saw a local race decided by one vote, and the loser didn’t vote for himself.  My vote matters. Received yesterday:  this sigil, which I then empowered to pull that cloudContinue reading “Real money magic: my vote matters, your vote matters.”

Mysteries of the bull

Dear Poseidon, This year’s vigil is at an end.  All that remains is to print out the rituals and hymns to preserve in my book of practice.  All that’s physical, at least.  There is much I need to ponder, as well. I know you exposed me to some of your mysteries.  For a writer, that’sContinue reading “Mysteries of the bull”

Review of Hearthstone’s books

When I started my formal study of Hellenismos, Hearthstone was required reading. Eir two books of interest, Devotion: Prayers to the Gods of the Greeks and In Praise of Olympus: Prayers to the Greek Gods have become some of the most well-used books in my collection. Almost daily I read a Hearthstone prayer to oneContinue reading “Review of Hearthstone’s books”