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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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The natural cycle of practice and study

If you have ever read previous blog entries here, you’ll know that in the last few months I have experienced somewhat of an upheaval in terms of religious practice, approach and methodology. Since christmas I have ‘spread my wings’ so … 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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Result of my re-evaluation (a disjointed post)

Note: This entry took me a week to write. I can’t get it much more coherent than this as I find it very hard to articulate. So I apologize if this blog post seems disjointed. Those that have read this … Continue reading

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An interesting new blog you should all check out!

Hellenic vox This is a brand new voice blog set up by a Hellenic polytheist, for the Hellenic polytheist community. I thought I’d leave a link here, because it looks very original and very promising!

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An introduction pt 1:patch

Yay! This is my first post to ‘Tending the hearth’, and so it makes sense that it should be an introduction of sorts. You can see a briefer version of this post in the top right hand corner. Patch At the … Continue reading

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