Tag 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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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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My unintentional disappearance!

I somehow managed to disappear of the face of the earth for a month, I apologize. I have watched my little blog traffic counter steadily rise and have felt terrible because of my complete lack of new content. My university … 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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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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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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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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