Differences Demand Clarity

The Gods of a humanist and the Gods of a polytheist are not the same thing. It is neither dictionary worship nor an attempt to control others to demand language that clearly communicates our differences. [Read more…]

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Gorged on Information, Starving for Wisdom

I love visiting ancient sites, hearing and telling ancient stories, and learning about ancient ancestors. But the greatest value of the myths and history I learn lies in how they prepare me for my own experiences of the Gods, right here right now. [Read more…]

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Star.Ships – A Book Review

Star.Ships, a new book by Rune Soup blogger and podcaster Gordon White and published by Scarlet Imprint, is the best work of prehistory I’ve ever found. It’s a work that can stand with anything coming out of mainstream academia. [Read more…]

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6 Thoughts on Scalia, Trump, and American Politics

“One of the penalties for refusing to participate in politics is that you end up being governed by your inferiors.” [Read more…]

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Why We Make Offerings

If you’re new to polytheism, especially if you come from a Protestant background where religion is all about beliefs, dogma, and the written word, the idea of offerings may strike you as odd or unnecessary. But for many of us, offerings are the cornerstone of our religious practice. [Read more…]

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Rebuilding a Religion

If you believe one of the world’s many religions has exclusive possession of The Truth, your only option is to find that religion and adopt its beliefs and practices 100%, whether you agree with them or not. It’s not so simple for those of us following new and reconstructed religions. [Read more…]

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Three Hours in the Temple

At Pantheacon I was honored to spend three hours serving the Gods and our community as a temple priest. It was an amazing experience. [Read more…]

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Pantheacon 2016

I had a great time at Pantheacon. The presentations were good, and there’s nothing like sitting on a hotel balcony, sipping wine, and discussing the fine points of your religion with some of the few people who truly understand your practices. [Read more…]

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