Fish Is Not Just Fish

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We don’t have clear, widely understood language to differentiate between very similar but critically different approaches to polytheism. For the sake of those who are seeking, we desperately need to find ways to recognize and appreciate the differences in how different people understand and interact with the many Gods. [Read more...]

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Honoring Fearsome Gods

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When we honor fearsome Gods, we begin to accept reality. We begin to understand our place in the grand order of the Universe… and we begin to realize it’s not at the head of the table. [Read more...]

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Pursuing the Gods

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There’s a decidedly unhelpful idea in the wider Pagan world that all “real” polytheists are called by the Gods. Some are, but others pursue the Gods on their own. Honoring the Gods is always a good thing. [Read more...]

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Beltane: An Inclusive Ritual That Works

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Denton CUUPS Beltane was traditional and current, inclusive and polytheist. That’s not always easy, but it can be done. [Read more...]

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Beltane – A Solitary Ritual

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Beltane is without question the most difficult high day for a solitary celebration, but there are things that can be done and done well as a solitary. In this ritual we continue the tradition of passing between two fires for purification and protection. [Read more...]

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Why I Worship the Gods

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This is why I worship the Gods, and why I think that’s a good thing even if the Gods aren’t always as pleasant as we’d like them to be. [Read more...]

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Holy Work and Two Lies of Religion

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When we decide to follow a religious path or to undertake a religious quest, we are signing up to do holy work, not to receive holy bliss. [Read more...]

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Nurturing Polytheism

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It seems like nurturing Goddesses and Gods are underrepresented in devotional polytheism. Is that true, and if so, what does it mean? [Read more...]

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