Prayer [Series]

Prayer is a complicated topic in modern Pagandom. Quite a few people I’ve known detest the idea of praying (or worshiping), and many more believe that formalized prayer rather than spontaneous outbursts is bad or not as ‘spiritual’. The idea of spontaneous prayer was lovely but impractical for me – whenever I felt the presence of my gods my mind often went blank. Read more

10 Songs for 4 Gods

Ever since reading about the Antinoan Feast of the Senses I’ve been enamored with the idea of creating lists of songs, stories, food, smells, and places that remind me of my Gods. What follows bellow are ten songs that remind me of the Four Gods I worship. Read more

Vastness

The first mystical experience that I remember occurred when I was thirteen. I looked up at the night sky, the moon almost full, and had a moment of, “My god, it’s full of stars.” Read more

Introducing “Dalliances with Deities”

I have been involved with some form of Paganism or polytheism since I was a child, but I didn’t realize or understand what it meant to live (rather than just think) my faith. The idea of daily practice, how my faith affects the smallest moments, how much of the work of my Gods bleeds into the work done to survive – all of these are considerations that “Dalliances with Deities” will focus on. Read more

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