It is no small thing to find a god, for deities are as elusive as a reflection on water, as insubstantial as the mote which dances before the eyes, as subtle as the shift of late winter to early spring. Many religions teach of a “God” or “Goddess” who is imbued in all things, orContinue reading “Finding Ares”
To look at what some Hellenic polytheists do to honor their gods can be more than a little overwhelming; must everyone devote so much time, energy, and resources to this path? Of course not. I doubt there are very many people who begin with a full-blown, life-altering schedule of personal devotion. I also doubt thatContinue reading “My personal practice: adding layers”
Dear Poseidon, This whole Nepal thing has really been eating at me. I feel like I understand, and yet I don’t. These people, clinging to life on the sides of mountains, surely have enough challenges without the touch of Ennosigaios to wipe nearly everything they know from the face of the earth. But. Science makesContinue reading “About Nepal . . .”
The Percy Jackson books are decried as terrible by many Hellenists, but I say they are a gift from the gods.
The title of this post is how Anomalous Thracian describes the relationship of the terms “Pagan” and “polytheist” in his life, a concept he reminded me of when I interviewed him about his latest project. E is unusual insofar as e adopted the polytheist label first, while most of us who consider ourselves both usedContinue reading “And, not or”