A chaste woman is given grace within the mysteries of Dionysos — not forced to drown down wine — allowed to worship with her will intact. One cannot always see scars. Who knows which of us bear bruises throbbing like Rhea's quick drumbeat and for whom a mystery is learning how to loosen one's grip … Continue reading Loosening Bonds (On Mysteries)
We need to up our printables game, everyone. Also, I made two just in case anyone wants them.
HAPPY HELIOGENNA! The winter solstice is at 5:23 PM EST. This means it is technically still tomorrow, as the 14th day of the lunar month begins at sundown.
As 2018 comes to a close, I just want to say four things … This semester was very intense at work. I was the chair of an internal conference that happened on November 30th, and while I learned a lot and was very pumped the day of, I'm really looking forward to the campus's winter … Continue reading Some Updates and 2018’s Most Popular Posts
From 2009 to 2012, I spent many nights — often after the Kyklos Apollon ritual, which is why so many of them were written on Sundays — writing weird verse on Twitter. These are all of those tweets, as I am closing that old account.
Systems science is an interdisciplinary field that seeks to understand the world as a complex network of systems. As polytheists, we must often translate practices from ancient cultures to the present day, and this allows us the flexibility to maintain core traditions while engaging proactively with modernity. American cultural attitudes towards antiquity, polytheism, and mythology feed into negative attitudes towards (primarily Hellenic) ritual practices for purification and prayer. Addressing things like feminism and patriarchy head-on can help improve this situation, and that's what I'm going to do.