Interesting thoughts on Priest(ess)hood in the Hellenic Polytheistic community and how it affects me

Not too long ago, I read a blog post (which unfortunately, I cannot find now to link to) which pointed out that much of our desire for “clergy” in the modern sense is very different than the type of priests and priestesses who existed in the pre-Christian Greek and Roman world. In a very real…

Kronos the Initiator (UPG) per Western Astrology

A few days ago, I was inspired to write a post about Kronos being involved in mystical experiences. In the act of swallowing his children he, in essence, gave them an experience of rebirth after a period of mystical incubation. I knew when I made the post that there was something relating to this which…

Musings on Kronos (UPG)

Over the past month I have been thinking a lot about Kronos. Specifically, I have been thinking about how he might relate to mystical experiences. Many mystical experiences start with being “reborn” in some way, and that got me to thinking about the stories surrounding Kronos and Rhea. The one that seems to “fit” for…

Solstice for Helios

Io. Helios! Your annual journey reaches an apex point Farthest towards the poles for midnight sun or night at noon You who sees all oaths made by mortals or the Undying Gods Oversee the renewal of my pledge, to work for Arête Oversee the renewal of my pledge, to work for Xenia Oversee the renewal…

I’m not happy about the Net Neutrality vote

I’m not going to tell anyone to go against their conscience, but in the case of the recent vote on net neutrality I wish that one more member of the FCC governing committee had listened to the actual people speaking loudly in favor of keeping corporations from charging more for different types of content. At…