Water, during depression, can be thick, dark, and dangerous.
When I was a young man, I looked up into the sky one night while walking my dog, and swore an oath to the moon. I cannot say exactly what I swore, because I don’t recall. For many years — decades, actually — I didn’t even remember that I had taken such a step atContinue reading “Message from Selene”
It was fun, but now it’s done. Over the course of Maimakterion I wrote 33 hymns to Poseidon, including all the epithets I know were used for him in antiquity, several that I’ve been assured were or should have been used no matter what the limited records say, and a couple that I’m almost certainContinue reading “End of the line”
This is a fairly narrow form of divination. On your birthday, prepare a question in your mind. Prepare two rough-torn squares of brown paper and place each in a different color Chuck Taylor. Designate one shoe for yes and the other for no, and wear them throughout the day. When you remove them, do aContinue reading “Conversomancy”
Today I celebrated the Deipnon, like many of my co-religionists. This is the day that I make offerings to Hekate, and to my ancestors. And this morning, I was pleased to get one of those submerged personal gnoses which I like to call bathtub assignments, those glorious epiphanies that come when there isn’t anything inContinue reading “Bathtub assignment: ancestor offering”