Co-workers With the Gods

Athena Nashville 2010

This week the Patheos Conversations on Religious Trends moves to the Spirituality Channel. Their question asks “Is the Veil Thinning?” Here’s an excerpt from the full question. Many of those deeply interested in the spiritual life apart from particular religious traditions believe that the evolution of religion itself has been leading to a new age of god-awareness, an age of cosmic harmonizing between human consciousness and divine reality … many believe that the time is now; the veil is thinnin … [Read more...]

Away, Come Away

neither land nor sea, neither day nor night

I’m seeing a lot of ancestor-related posts as Samhain approaches.  If it weren’t for our ancestors we quite literally wouldn’t be here – honoring them is right and good.  But I honor my ancestors as part of my daily prayers – it’s the first prayer in my afternoon cycle.  Virtually all our group rituals include at least an invitation for the ancestors to join us and offerings to welcome them.  So for me, Samhain isn’t ancestor time – that’s every day.When I think of Samhain I think of the thin … [Read more...]