Time away from here — not fruitless time

I have been both pondering the discussion over Pagan/Polytheist along with its implied exclusion of those who are “philosophical/atheist” Pagans as well as managing life with an active 3-year old child who I am trying to raise with a bright spirit. These things take up a lot of time for me. However, this has not…

Preparing for Theogamia

I am happy to say that the Theogamia is coming up. This is the annual celebration of the marriage of Zeus and Hera. Although people will say that this is minor in light of the *ahem* extra-curricular activities of one of the parties to the wedding I say that in some ways this is more…

Hellenic in a Celtic-dominated Paradigm

As I write this many people in the Pagan/Polytheist community are preparing for Candlemas/Imbolc/Brigid on the 2nd of February. I, however, am not. I do NOT “celebrate” the “Wheel of the Year” the way my Wiccan and Druidic brothers and sisters do. I do NOT┬ádivide the year into eight equal slices like a pizza —…