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Articles, Essays, Thoughts and Notions

Various pieces from my blog.

PRACTICE AND BELIEF

The ages of Greek religion

All I mean when I say I am a polytheist is this

Basic altar maintenance

Breaking the rules

Divination for the modern Greek pagan

Ethics: The Delphic Maxims

Facets of deity

A few thoughts about oaths

A few thoughts on religious polyvalence

Greek Pagan Basics: Finding a ritual calendar

Greek Pagan Basics: Hints for studying religious sources

How hard is your polytheism?

In defense of Zeus (Or, the gods are more than their myths)

Movable faith

Movable gods

Pantheonic ramblings

The peplos of Athena

Practice and belief

Seeking community, finding the self, and why I love the internet

Sifting through the lore

Thoughts on the worship of little-known gods

Too many gods?

Using your gifts for the gods

What do they want? Hints for the headblind on determining the will of the gods

Wouldn’t it be nice? The role of votive offerings

ANCESTORS AND HEROES

Hero worship

Greek Pagan Basics: Honoring the dead

Thoughts on honoring the dead

GODS: CELTIC

About the Mothers: The Matrae and Matronae

Blodeuwedd

GODS: FINNISH

Kalevala: Storytellers and the survival of myth in Finland

GODS: GREEK

The altar of Eleos

Epithets, an introduction

The family of Asklepios

Gods above and gods below

Household gods

Remember the Titans

Who is the Agathos Daimon

 

GODS: ROMAN

Greek Gods, Roman Gods

 

PRAYER

Answered prayers: The votive formula

A brief intro to Greek hymns: The Homeric and Orphic Hymns

Five reasons to write prayers

How to pray so the gods can hear you.

Praying on autopilot

FESTIVALS AND RITUAL

Devotions and festivals, intimacy and community

Greek festivals: The Noumenia and other monthly devotions

Greek festivals: Boreia, An exercise in modern festival-building

A List of Greek Pagan Festivals and Holy Days

Proerosia, Chloeia, Antheia, Kalameia: Festivals of growth

Some elements of Hellenic ritual

SPIRITUAL TOOLS

Spiritual Tools: Divination

Spiritual Tools: Prayer beads

PERSONAL PRACTICE

Brigid’s Day

Building with old lumber

God of?

Multi-faithful

Multiple gods, multiple practices

My eiresione

Low-maintenance polytheism

My kind of polytheism

An offering to Asklepios

On the evolution of personal polytheism

One of us

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