The paperback of Acts of Speech is available for purchase. It has been listed automatically on Amazon, but to order from another source (I highly recommend your local independent bookstore), you will have to call the bookstore to express interest — it's in the main book ordering database that booksellers use, but booksellers need to … Continue reading The Paperback of Acts of Speech is Available!
The ad hoc ritual space at the beginning of the ritual. There's a passage in Marinus' Life of Proclus, the hagiography in honor of Proclus' life, that really struck me because it made me nostalgic for lunar rituals when I first read it, and often near the full moon, I'll remember it because it was … Continue reading Honoring the Moon
Acts of Speech is now out and in the wild in e-format. The print is a bit delayed due to the pandemic, although I now have a UPS tracking number for proofs, which is a serious improvement over my previous lack of knowledge regarding where the print version was in the printing process. Tracking numbers … Continue reading Acts of Speech Is Out
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
Today is the autumnal equinox in my hemisphere, so it is officially time for mulled beverages, cozy sweaters, and autumn hiking. I made offerings to Persephone, the Horai, Helios, and Sulis this morning in honor of the occasion — pomegranate and sandalwood. My shrine, with offerings burning down for the equinox. My partner and I … Continue reading Happy Equinox!
At the beginning of September, I was very restless, which for me can only be settled by organizing things in the world around me. There's a correlation between my spatial environment and my mental environment, and my physical environment had reached a tipping point of dissatisfaction in the 826 square foot apartment that I have … Continue reading Shifts and Changes
This weekend, I did my bullet journal migration. You can read an earlier post for information about my planning process, as this post (mostly) contains images that display the end results of my process. Not all of my bullet journal pages are here — just the ones that seemed the most relevant to KALLISTI. The … Continue reading A Bullet Journal Follow-Up
On my blog's main page, the "New to Polytheism?" area has been converted from a gathering of posts that I tagged because I thought they would be useful to people new to polytheism to a menu-like page, as shown below in the screenshot. You can visit the new page here. I keep linking to many … Continue reading For Anyone New(er) to Polytheism or Regular Worship in General
Triangulum Galaxy, Messier 33. Image from NASA. 33does not comefrom the sum of differenttriangular numbersand yetits number crownsMessier 33whose common nameis the Triangulum Galaxydelight, yes —my hands coverthe smile At the beginning of another year, I'm sharing three things in three categories from this blog. These are all pieces that were either really satisfying to … Continue reading 33: 3 Posts, 3 Categories