Today is a purification day, so it's the perfect time to talk about purification. Because I often do long posts with a bunch of headers, here's a guidepost: I'm going to (a) talk about what I do on a monthly basis for purification just in case you haven't read anything else I've said on KALLISTI and (b) … Continue reading Purification and How We Talk About It
This went onto my TBR list a decade ago, and I finally read it in its entirety. Here is my after-reading-excitement decompression post.
Since it’s halfway through the calendar year (and still the beginning of HMEPA’s 699.3), I thought I’d revisit some of my goals for the year and describe where I am with them, with a focus on the ones related to religion. I do goal-setting to keep myself honest about my aspirations for the year; conversely, … Continue reading Reflecting on Goals
On the occasion of the fifth day of the lunar month.¹ 🌒 Lady of blades and of apples, of stratagems devised in retribution, the clashes of bronze are yours, strong words at marriage-feasts, this cycle of anxious rewording. Daughter of Night, your insatiable will drives all things into mixture, as bright oil meets opaque water. You … Continue reading To Eris
So, yesterday was the new year according to the HMEPA calendar — I did an hour and fifteen minutes of ritual, and my apartment still smells like frankincense incense and oil. I prayed to the Horai for their blessings in 699.3 (because we all need that right now), alongside gods I worship on a personal basis, … Continue reading Reflections on Social Media
A further exploration of a Twitter thread on concord and our polytheist communit(y/ies).
Yesterday, I went into NYC on the Metro-North because there are exhibits at the Met that I wanted to see. I was in the Met for about six hours, and here's what I saw: Watercolors of the Acropolis — Émile Gilliéron was a watercolorist who did some very large-format works to document architectural sculptures on … Continue reading Some scattered reflections after visiting the Met