I have been practicing moderation by not acquiring Nicola Spanu's Proclus and the Chaldean Oracles: A Study on Proclean Exegesis, with a Translation and Commentary of Proclus’ Treatise On Chaldean Philosophy because my TBR is already very long, and I know that the chances of me getting to it this year are slim given my … Continue reading A Few Books on Divination and Oracles
In 2020, due to feeling a lot of social burnout, pessimism, and pain about our wider polytheistic communities, I started doing a divination reading every three months about the polytheistic communit[y/ies]. The point of this divination, like most divinations I do, is to highlight growth areas that we may be missing that prevent us from … Continue reading January 2021 “We Are Individuals in Communities” Divination
At 12:00 AM on Friday, January 1, 2021, my neighborhood erupted into a loud exorcism of 2020 — a rough, hated year — and a welcome of 2021 — the year that many have placed our hopes and aspirations into — while I was in bed trying to stay awake reading Proclus' Platonic Theology. First … Continue reading Three Things to Begin 2021
Apart from the community-oriented divination that I've started to do every three months, I ask other kinds of questions during my divination routine every month. Here's a bit more about my approach (namely, the types of questions and some rationale), followed by a concrete example. One of my blocks with doing divination when I was … Continue reading Some more on my monthly divination approach
Three months ago, I shared some divination that I had done about our communit[y/ies]. The point of this divination, like most divinations I do, is to highlight growth areas that we may be missing that prevent us from being our best. I started doing this a few months ago due to social burnout and pessimism … Continue reading The “We Are Individuals in Communities” Divination
The divination question was about self-improvement with a community focus. This post contains the divination results and a bit of commentary.
Annually on the new secular year, I do what many do: a divination spread that outlines what I can expect in the coming year, the good and the bad. I pray to Apollôn and spend about an hour interpreting the cards. I do an Astrological Wheel spread that I've used since my mother bought me … Continue reading Divination: Looking Back at 2019