Which gods are present during periods of depression?
The week was nearly at a close. Friends — Quakers, in the common parlance — had met in worship to conduct business as a body. Despite simplicity being one of the testimonies which should be followed, business follows a process which can appear anything but to those unfamiliar. Thus there are “whisper buddies” who explainContinue reading “Archery lesson”
I have noted before that I have pulled back on ritual work for the moment, something which Apollon this month confirmed through divination is still appropriate by saying, “Stay, friend.” In practice this means I stick with what’s daily and have laid down weekly and monthly work, including many of my priestly duties. My oracularContinue reading “Oracle for one”
My post on the spirit of depression gets waves of likes from time to time, and the article I wrote on treating depression in a Pagan context remains one of the most popular pieces I wrote for the Wild Hunt. I don’t know that Pagans and polytheists suffer depression more than other people, but itContinue reading “Devotion while depressed”
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”