Usually reading what Lon has to say prompts pages and paragraphs of response from my brain. Today, it mostly just prompts “Yes. This. Well put.”
So you’ll just have to read what he said, then. 😉
It seems to me that if we are to develop a theology, Polytheist or Pagan, it seems we need to start with the experiences of those who encounter the gods. There’s no need to re-invent the wheel, we’ve inherited a thousand years and more of theological discourse from polytheist cultures around the world and throughout history.
Gratitude to the ancestors, who walked these ways before us, and made our path easier thereby.
Still, we need to constantly re-connect our theories to our experiences, lest the two part ways as cease to be relevant to one another. What we think about our relationships with the gods, and how we communicate these thoughts to otherse, is important, but not as important as living those relationships. To get lost in a fascination with our words would be like becoming so fixated on the variety and price of an apple that we miss how…
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