I exhale a black cloud that lingers around me, and inhaling, I taste the bitterness all around me. I exude malignancy, and all who can avoid the toxic stink that heralds my presence. With herculean effort, I push off the covers and sit up in my bed. It’s past noon, and I’ve been mostly awakeContinue reading “the cloud of depression”
The Magical Battle for America 9.16.18 https://hecatedemeter.wordpress.com/2018/09/16/the-magical-battle-for-america-9-16-18/ — Read on hecatedemeter.wordpress.com/2018/09/16/the-magical-battle-for-america-9-16-18/ Open thine eyes!
Genre: Wicca Title: A Mystic Guide to Cleansing and Clearing Author: David Salisbury In this work, Salisbury draws on research into several traditions, seeking to distill the essence of cleansing practices for use in a Wiccan context. In that, I believe he succeeds. Moreover, based on the one tradition he references with which I amContinue reading “A Mystic Guide to Cleansing and Clearing: a review”
Someday I hope to be able to afford this book. In the meantime it’s on my wish list in case the gods of gimme choose to smile upon me, but for all its limits my life is actually pretty damned good and think actually asking for a book that expensive would be pushing it. IContinue reading “On not being a downer”
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”