Depression suffocates the spirit, but the spirit can overcome.
or·tho·prax·y [awr-thuh-prak-see] Show IPA noun 1. correctness or orthodoxy of action or practice. I encountered this word in the book Kharis: Hellenic Polytheism Explored, an excellent resource for Hellenismos. The definition above uses its antonym, so let me give it a stab: orthopraxy is the idea of following correct action, while orthodoxy focuses on correct belief. Home altar to Poseidon The ideaContinue reading “Embracing orthopraxy”
Some things I learn the hard way. Okay, lots of things. Take the power of barley, for example. A couple of days ago I went about happily blessing the old and new shrines and sacred spots in my yard. I learned a new (to me, anyway) prayer for libations to the Greek gods, used with libationsContinue reading “Prayers and responses”
Every year that I make the journey, I get inspired by the Lughnasad festival at Laurelin Retreat. It’s hosted by the Laurelin Community on 56 acres of land owned by Reverend Kirk White (someone really needs to upload a new image for that page). This year I came home thinking about the various shrines and sacredContinue reading “Doing some landscaping”