The Persistence of a Polytheist

Call it dedication. Call it devotion. Call it stubbornness. I’m calling it the persistence of a polytheist. Call it what you will. I’m going to keep doing what I’m called to do. [Read more…]

Polytheism By Any Other Name

Does the polytheist movement need a different name? Perhaps, but it will have to arise organically. I’m less concerned with what we call ourselves than with what we do: honor the Gods and ancestors, and help build a world that reflects Their values and virtues. [Read more…]

Beginning a Devotional Practice

There is no substitute for a consistent, reverent, devotional practice. Start small: pick one or two things; do them well and consistently before adding something else. But start. [Read more…]

Devotion to Danu

If we lived in a polytheist society, honoring a new-to-you deity would be no more difficult than making a fine dinner for a visiting relative you had never met. But since we don’t, this is how I have connected with and honored the Goddess Danu. [Read more…]

Why I Am a Devotional Polytheist

My beliefs about the Gods flow from my experience of the Gods. Of the various conceptions of the Gods currently being discussed and practiced within modern Paganism, devotional polytheism best matches my experiences. [Read more…]