To Ray-Formed Belesama

Belesama, ray-formed, laughing sunlight,Child of Light and Water, holy Aletheia,compassionate and regal, still and flowing,your crown is the gleaming solar corona,your garments the unmoving light of truth,your adornments the quickening fire of wisdom.You surge forth with the solar wind,you break upon the mountain waters,you take the path through stream and river,you weather away all that … Continue reading To Ray-Formed Belesama

June 2022 Update: Less Online, Icons, Book Darting, and Getting Excited About Texts

June is always a bit of a whirlwind for me, especially as my mom traditionally visits for my birthday slightly after mid-month, so it's a time for hosting family. It's also the time of year when I struggle to sleep, as I awaken with light (and when I don't, my cat does, and she screams … Continue reading June 2022 Update: Less Online, Icons, Book Darting, and Getting Excited About Texts

For Athene

Athene of the summit, blazing with intellectual fire,Goddess who burns the perimeter around material desires,quenching them to embers, awakening the soul’s seedto grasp for the highest summit, may you hear this prayer,O daughter of Zeus and Metis, virginal and chaste,adorned with the aegis, shaking your shield,your spear reaching down into matter's deep recesses,a sign and … Continue reading For Athene