You don't have to be a mystic or super-religious to worship the Gods. A polytheistic mindset is one that affirms the existence of many Gods, whether you're a Platonist with a sophisticated sense of how the divine unfolds from the One or a Stoic with your Zeusizing cosmology (I'm not a Stoic so don't quote … Continue reading When You Have a Bit of Time for the Gods
The text for this infographic is similar to this text-based prayer outline, with several additions: first, some guidance on praying for what is best over things we might regret; second, I include the importance of putting things away after the ritual to avoid clutter and to protect sacred items from dust. This graphic was created … Continue reading A “How to Pray” Infographic
For many months now, when I pray to Athene in the morning, I ask her to extend her goodness down here to stave of the worst of suffering, illness, death, and calamity — on my mind is everything from human-caused climate change to political unrest to social inequality and injustice, not just in my country, … Continue reading Think, Pray, Swim.