Which gods are present during periods of depression?
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The week was nearly at a close. Friends — Quakers, in the common parlance — had met in worship to conduct business as a body. Despite simplicity being one of the testimonies which should be followed, business follows a process which can appear anything but to those unfamiliar. Thus there are “whisper buddies” who explainContinue reading “Archery lesson”
There are many reasons to be angry: those people who aren’t taking this pandemic seriously enough those people who are taking this pandemic too seriously those people you live with whose habits are becoming more irritating every day those people online who are too stupid to live those people who are making terrible decisions aboutContinue reading “Be kind”
Keeper of the door
Why is it that Poseidon is called Domatites, of the doorway? To what home does he seek entry? Surely he stands guard at the doorway of Hestia, first and foremost. It is her hearth at which the builder of walls desires to warm his bones, and it is her heart which he desires to shoreContinue reading “Keeper of the door”
The winter solstice is when members of the Hellenic Temple of Apollon, Zeus and Pan celebrate the Kheimenia, which is a busy festival that tips the hat to an oodle or two of ancient and modern celebrations. We were unable to gather together and each of us was given the opportunity to celebrate separately. ForContinue reading “Kheimenia”