Why I’m glad my Gods are NOT "All-Powerful",…..

There was a blog post by Galina Krassikova about¬†“The Bane of Casual Irreverence”¬†recently in which she says that we should not be “casual” about our relationship with the Gods. Although, at times, Galina comes across as a bit harsh in some of her viewpoints and on at least one Facebook thread on this posting is…

Earth Day — a modern holiday that honors Gaia

Divine Earth, mother of men and of the blessed Gods,you nourish all, you give all, you bring all to fruition, you destroy all.When the season is fair you teem with fruit and growing blossomsO multi-formed maiden, seat of the immortal cosmos,in the pains of labor you bring forth all fruit.Eternal, revered, deep-bosomed and blessed,your joy…

Today is World Heritage Day

As a member of a polytheistic religion, I am vividly aware of the importance of our mutual cultural heritage. As a person of Greek descent, heritage was something that was instilled in me from childhood. And as World Heritage day happens to also fall on the anniversary of my father’s birth, it has additional meaning…

Hestia and Hermes — conflict resolvers

Hestia with her emphasis on family and cohesion and Hermes with his emphasis on communications are paired in my mind for dealing with issues. This was brought to mind recently with a “family” round table to discuss issues that my extended “adopted” family have had. Thankfully, this is a pairing that is already found in…