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Ann Hatzakis
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Much has been made of the alleged reason that Aphrodite chose to wed Hephaestus. According to one of the most “popular” tellings of the mythology, she chose him above the other suitors on Olympus — even Ares, because “he worked late” and therefore allowed…
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Not too long ago, I read a blog post (which unfortunately, I cannot find now to link to) which pointed out that much of our desire for “clergy” in the modern sense is very different than the type of priests and priestesses who existed in the pre-Christian…
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A few days ago, I was inspired to write a post about Kronos being involved in mystical experiences. In the act of swallowing his children he, in essence, gave them an experience of rebirth after a period of mystical incubation. I knew when I made the post…
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Over the past month I have been thinking a lot about Khronos. Specifically, I have been thinking about how he might relate to mystical experiences. Many mystical experiences start with being “reborn” in some way, and that got me to thinking about the…
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I saw this and was moved to ask the original poster (and writer) if he would allow me to share it here. It is for Apollon as patron of Trans youth…. I would venture to add his twin as well for young trans-women. Apollon, Protector of Young Transgender Men…
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There are multiple kinds of literacy. There is the type of literacy where a person is able to read and write just well enough to function in society. Most people manage to attain this, but don’t try to go any further. Another kind of literacy takes things…
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When you are the only one of your three sisters to be a polytheist — as well as the only one who’s a mother — it can get “interesting” around the Winter Holy-days. One of my sisters is visiting for her school’s Winter Break, and we are visiting the…
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Io. Helios! Your annual journey reaches an apex point Farthest towards the poles for midnight sun or night at noon You who sees all oaths made by mortals or the Undying Gods Oversee the renewal of my pledge, to work for Arête Oversee the renewal of my…
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In life, as well as in faith, we sometimes come across conflicting responsibilities. Today was one such day for me. Hestia is not only a Goddess that is at the center of the household and family, but also a Goddess that is at the center of community. When…
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I’m not going to tell anyone to go against their conscience, but in the case of the recent vote on net neutrality I wish that one more member of the FCC governing committee had listened to the actual people speaking loudly in favor of keeping corporations…
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