Tag Archives: the gods

A is for Altar

I realise I haven’t yet posted a photo of what my altar looks like in the new house. This was taken shortly before Christmas (I have altar cloths that I rotate seasonally. This is my holiday cloth, with pretty candles and stars … 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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A busy ritual month

I kick started the lunar month (well, technically ended the old one) with Hekate’s Deipnon. I cleansed my new flat for the first time, and offered her myrrh incense and the cherry mead which I only give to her and the ancestors.  The … Continue reading

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Moving the altar (again!)

From Saturday onwards I will officially live in just one place again! yay! Therefore, my altar once again needs to be packed up and transported to a new place. This year I am taking the set of drawers that it sits upon … Continue reading

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I can’t express all my joy in this title without endless punctuation.

When I see an obvious omen, experience a ridiculously uncanny coincidence, or have any kind of intense ritual experience; my stomach does a little flip and all I can think is ‘wow, this shit is real!!’. ‘This shit’ has been … 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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Reflections on the year

On Tuesday, I packed up, moved out of my dorm; and came home after my first year of university. I wrapped all my sacred items in tissue paper for the journey home, gave thanks to any spirits that may reside in … 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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Checking in

This week I have done some much needed checking in with some of my gods. It’s been bitter-sweet though, and left me at a crossroad. I had asked for guidance. I got the answer that I knew was the right thing all … Continue reading

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30 days of paganism: 1. Beliefs – Why Paganism?

Revision has eaten me these last few weeks, and will probably continue to do so for several weeks longer. However, I have been wanted to start this series of posts for months now, and I think I finally have something … Continue reading

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