This is a shrine update post. If you haven't followed this blog for a while: One year into the pandemic, I finally decided to hang the wall shelf cubby that I have had since college and that usually just sits as a prop on a shrine for items. The purpose was to make a professional … Continue reading From a Professional to a Professional/Creative/Bookworm Shrine
In November (or possibly late October), I wrote this poem to offer to the Gods while doing exercises to improve my grasp of formal poetic meter and rhyme — sitting down at my dining table, noise-cancelling headphones filled with ethereal meditative cello music by the artist The Wong Janice. I was reminded in passing, through … Continue reading For Apollon, the Mousai, Mnemosyne, and Hermes
There is a moment in the Homeric Hymn to Hermes that I didn't notice before, but once I did, it filled me with excitement, so I want to share it as an example of something theological in the hopes that the inspired words of the poets excite your minds, too. [Hermes] chose a stout branch … Continue reading A Cool Theological Moment in the Homeric Hymn to Hermes
You might know that I'm on Twitter, but there are a few things that I have microblogged there recently that I would like to highlight. The first is the poem I wrote early in the current Presidential administration and that I repost on occasion: Spring is a time when buds bloom, leaves fan out like … Continue reading Some Links to Twitter and a Hymn Paraphrase to Hermes
A week before my 30th birthday, I found a piece of devotional jewelry for Hermes. For several years, I have passively (and sometimes actively) hoped that something would turn up on the Internet that seemed suitable and within my price range. I wear a ring for Apollon as a reminder of my religious commitments and … Continue reading Devotional Jewelry for Hermes
In which I discover a piece for Hermes in an old writing notes journal and show y'all the text and scans.
After a brief thank-you for Hermes and the Mousai, I discuss blogging, the importance of editing, and finding efficacy.
In which I shamelessly self-promote one of my projects.
A prayer-hymn given to Hermes on 4 Anthesterion. I hope that you enjoy this offering that I gave to Hermes this morning! ♨️🐑♨️