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December 30, 2015
Making Light: My Little Pony on My Little Altar
Never mind that the unicorns described by Ancient Greeks were actually rhinoceroses, "unicorn horn" was...
November 16, 2015
Making Light: The Pagan Blogosphere is Toxic
I feel like maybe I have interesting ideas about theology and that maybe some people...
March 30, 2015
Making Light: Hephaestos
Bury everything I've made and very little of my industry will survive a thousand years...
February 14, 2015
Making Light: Aphrodite
It seems fitting to turn my thoughts toward Aphrodite during the month of February when...
October 11, 2014
Making Light: Ares
War is an unfortunate fact of what it means to be human and when we...
September 04, 2014
Making Light: Hermes
I'm glad He has been with me, and every time I leave the house, I...
July 22, 2014
Making Light: Athene
At this point, I may not pick up many new crafts, but I will certainly...
June 21, 2014
Making Light: Apollo
I'm walking, dancing, hopping, wiggling, climbing stairs, pulling a toddler in her wagon, and mowing...
May 17, 2014
Making Light: Artemis
This is one of the most important stories in the Mythos. For the most part,...
March 27, 2014
Making Light: Demeter
With Demeter, my practice is about as simple and ordinary as it gets. I don't...
March 13, 2014
Making Light: Zeus
If ever there was a strong masculine father figure, he's it. If you're a Pagan...
February 14, 2014
Making Light: Dionysos
The Theoi are complex, and Dionysos is much more than the "party god" he has...
December 11, 2013
Making Light: Blessed by Less by Susan Vogt (Review)
All in all, I enjoyed this book and feel a renewed commitment to clearing out...
September 06, 2013
Making Light: Interview with Author Alex Bledsoe
I recently had the opportunity to interview fantasy author Alex Bledsoe about some of the...
June 13, 2013
Making Light: All Religions are UPG
I'm a religious person who believes in the reality of the divine, but I'm also...
May 21, 2013
Making Light: Help me, Joe Campbell, you’re my only hope
Seeing myths as metaphors doesn't mean I believe the gods are just characters in a...
May 13, 2013
Making Light: Hero Worship
In modern Hellenic polytheism, hero worship is part of the whole shebang. The Iliad and...
April 29, 2013
Making Light: Profession and Occupation
The first thing I think of when asked about a defining moment in my life...
April 23, 2013
Making Light: Thar-jellybean
It's getting close to Thargelia, but my celebration doesn't look much like the ancient festival...
March 26, 2013
Making Light: OMGs! Cultural Appropriation!
Before you lift the "cultural appropriation" finger at me and shame my annual matzoh habit,...
March 13, 2013
Making Light: Interfaith 2 – Electric Boogaloo
In our Women of Faith group, we try to understand the differences among us in...
February 12, 2013
Making Light: Interfaith is Not a Dirty Word
A few years ago, I co-founded an interfaith group with other women of various faiths,...
February 06, 2013
Making Light: A Dionysia Yet to Be Named
Rather than looking at the Athenian calendar and trying to reproduce the holiday that comes...
January 15, 2013
Making Light: How we voted Imbolc off the Island (and aren’t even sorry)
Somewhere between the winter solstice and the spring equinox, we notice that the days have...
December 31, 2012
Making Light: Happy Hyperborea!
If Hallmark made cards for Hyperborea, I might consider sending out holiday cards at midwinter....
April 16, 2012
Making Light: Gods Bless Tennessee
Just this week, Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam, chose not to veto the so-called “Monkey Bill”...
April 06, 2012
Making Light: A Very Pagan Pesach
You haven't lived until you've heard a roomful of drunk Pagans shout "Next year in...
April 01, 2012
Making Light: Listening as Mystery Unfolds
I keep meaning to write something about Anthesteria or Thargelia or something relevant to this...
February 14, 2012
Making Light: Hellenic Reconstructionism (sensu Judaica)
In a Pagan context, a Reconstructionist is one who wishes to re-create ancient practices as...
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