Why it’s impossible to revive the ancient mysteries

I’m reblogging this one mostly out of a desire to mark it for later, more careful reading.

There’s good things here about the need for Mysteries to be discovered via experience rather than reconstructed, and I agree. As such, the Mysteries of the past that have been lost are lost forever, but there are Mysteries right now that we can and should (and I believe MUST) access and share. Yes. Yes. Yes.

More later when I can dig in more deeply, perhaps…

–Ember–

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About EmberVoices

Ember Cooke has been a member of Hrafnar and Seidhjallr for more than a decade, where she trained to be a Seidhkona, Galdrakona, and Gythia. She founded the Vanic Conspiracy and made ordination vows to the Vanir and her congregation in the summer of 2013. She has contributed to several publications on Heathen and Northern Pagan subjects and regularly presents rituals and workshops at festivals. Her personal practice is more diverse, as the Vanir have lead her into cross-training and service for the wider Pagan community. This has including medium and servitor training in American Umbanda, clergy training with the Fellowship of the Spiral Path, and jail ministry for local counties. She holds a BA with honors in Religious Studies from Santa Clara University. Ember has lived all her life in the south San Francisco Bay Area, and is intimately bound to the valley of her birth.
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