Category Archives: UPG

Hera has been on my mind all day

My desire to approach my shrines and sit with her grew throughout the day. I found myself giving up on work and heading upstairs to clear my room of Christmas debris. I put away some of my gifts, and so many of … Continue reading

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D is for Deipnon

I didn’t do a pagan blog project post last week as I just didn’t have the time. I technically still don’t have time, and so this post does not go into half as much detail as I would have liked … Continue reading

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Shutting my mouth

When I first received ‘permission’ to embark on a new aspect of my spiritual path, I consulted an oracle as to what my first step should be. The answer was simple enough, ‘shut your mouth’. This could mean one of … Continue reading

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Hints of Presence

Yesterday I came home from from my new flat (right now I’m stretched between two places, which is a little awkward and not all that cost effective either) and went straight upstairs to my altar. I finished burning down a candle … Continue reading

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Ah, clue-bat. I missed you.

My favourite (and the most effective) way that the gods get me to notice them is by persistent external signs and omens. They usually get increasingly more obvious until I have to laugh and there can be no denying that … Continue reading

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Hekate’s Deipnon

Tonight as always I celebrate Hekate’s Deipnon. I have tidied and organised all my mundane crap, and tonight I will ritually cleanse my living space with bay. This month, as I did last month also; I will honour Hekate and my ancestors. … Continue reading

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Heliogenna, Poseidea and Dreams

In my previous post, I mentioned briefly that I was not sure whether to celebrate Heliogenna or Poseidea this year around the solstice time. In the end, I celebrated both! Heliogenna is a modern festival created by Hector lugo and … Continue reading

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Honouring my ancestors (OMG! Woo Woo shit!)

Breaking radio silence briefly to talk about some interesting dreams I have had recently and what I think they mean. You’ll have to bear with any typos…I burned my left hand badly and had to go to A+E. Now 3 … Continue reading

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