Worship can become more complex over time. Should it?
I’ve been preparing for the Vigil for the Bulls for about ten months now, as compared to the week or two I’ve invested in years past. I already know the vigil will have far-reaching consequences in my life. Even as I was wrapping up last year’s vigil, I had a sense that I wanted toContinue reading “Offering of the bull”
I do not celebrate the Deipnon exactly when most of my co-religionists do, which was last night. This is due to my stubborn insistence to hold onto this one last remaining vestige of the modern calendar in my practice. When I began this path and learned about monthly observances, I began them on the firstContinue reading “A crunchy Deipnon”
As I have added additional layers to my personal practice, one way I have kept it simple is with a system of keeping track. It’s got two components: keeping track of what is to come, and keeping track of offerings already made. A calendar is critical to remembering what’s to come. My daily offerings don’tContinue reading “My personal practice: keeping track”
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”