Tag Archives: Aphrodite

The new (temporary) altar setup

I’m back with my parents until the lease on my new place is all sorted, and so my little altar has been set up under my bed again. You may recall me saying that a few months ago I downsized … Continue reading

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A is for aphrodite

This year I have decided to take part in the Pagan Blog Project. Each week, using a letter as a prompt I will be blogging about something related to my path, or paganism in general. I though it would be … Continue reading

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On the treatment of deities -mini rant

Have you ever experienced a ritual, either in a group or alone; where god(s) are invoked, and you just know they haven’t shown up?  Sometimes, no matter what you do, they aren’t going to make an appearance, i’m sure they’ve … 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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Delighting the senses

I am one of these people of the opinion that if it looks good, tastes good, sounds good or smells good then it is worthy of my gods. They delight in beauty. Therefore, every time I unpack my shrine items … Continue reading

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Aesthetics – or the lack of them

I’m sure many of you by now have seen this video, but just in case here it is again: I just love the aesthetics (both ancient and modern) of the goddess cults on the greek islands and Asia minor. I … 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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A helpful dream

It’s been a while since I managed to get online and look at this blog, I moved into my uni dorm on the 24th, but we didn’t get internet until almost a week later. Life is good, people are nice, … Continue reading

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