During offerings, we praise the Clarene first. We give her an offering of some sort of herb that lays on our shrine (we do not use the term ‘altar’ in the Otherfaith) for an entire week. Read more

For the next few weeks, we’ll be delving into the 30 Days of Devotion, a devotional writing project that helps us explore the gods we worship. We will do each of these for each of the Four Gods. If you are an Other Person or exploring the Four Gods, feel free to add your own comments – or join in! If you have another topic you would like to see written on, you can email me (aine@daoineile.com) or message me… Read more

Regional variations or differences in how the Clarene presents are largely unexplored at present. These can only be understood as more people become involved with the Four Gods and, in doing so, we learn more about how they move in our world. I can, however, share my own experiences. Read more

Claire is the young lover, longing and wishful and idealistic. Clarice is older, a bit bitter, carrying the pain of rejection and heartbreak. And using Clarene brings the whole weight of the god with her, but as King of the Other People. Read more

Called Black Court, the Clarene’s faeries are in charge of protection and cultivation of the West. Smartly suited and slickly dressed, her faeries are mathematicians, scientists, teachers, libriarians. They help her tend the trees and flowers. Ranging from giants to mice, the Court is expansive, their handy skills keeping the West – and the faith – in order. Read more

As I mentioned in the ‘Holy Houses & Faery Courts’ post, families in the Otherfaith are made through adopted rather than birth. So while her mother had no other children, the Clarene does have siblings. Read more

I’ve been very busy lately, hence why I haven’t updated. I am still working on the 30 Days of Devotion, as well as the polytheist meme. School, and my 21st birthday, and working on having a mundane life have all caught me up in a storm. Over on my WordPress blog, however, I posted up an essay I did for one of my classes.  We were meant to explore an experience that changed something in our lives, and I decided… Read more

he Clarene is our god of stories and books, and whether directly stated or not, she is present in all the stories of the West. Her stories are inevitably some of my favorite to write. She is passionate, fiery, sexy, powerful, and fun. She is in love with love and in love with life. Even in stories of sadness, I find great strength. Read more

She is rooted, with her taking on cloven feet or even centaur appearance. She is close to the land that she cares for. But she is not barred from the sky – she is the creator of spaceships. Read more

Which we cannot underestimate. the Clarene moves worlds to provide a haven for her people and her lovers. Her origins are love and safety, or, as some might say, hospitality. Read more

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