Which gods are present during periods of depression?
The theoi — gods of the Hellenes, or “ancient Greeks” — are a study in opposites. Poseidon rules earth as well as sea. Zeus is progenitor of many offspring by many mothers, but is also god of marriage. Hermes is swift as thought,yet his oldest representation is as a standing stone. Demeter brings forth crops,Continue reading “How does your tradition handle wrathful, savage and destructive divinities?”
We are turning from barley to coffee. I continue to be amazed at how my practice of Hellenismos helps me be more rooted in more contemporary Pagan practices, such as the wheel of the year. The equinox is a time that I honor the turn of the seasons by shifting my offerings to Caffeina. LetContinue reading “Seasonal visuals”
Today I was inspired to cut offerings of tiger lilies to make to all the gods. The lilies predate our ownership, but until a neighbor cleared his property they did not have the light to bloom. This year the showing is quite spectacular, and I found myself moved to offer them at all of theContinue reading “Festival of lilies”