Category Archives: Polytheistic Theology

The Season of the Beloved Dead

This time of year is very important to me, as holiday after holiday explodes around my home lands, and my birthday approaches. Winternights, Samhain, Halloween, All Saints Day, Dia De Los Muertos… they’re not all the same, but there is … Continue reading

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Mythology is a Finger Pointing at the Moon

Originally posted on Drinking From the Cup of Life:
The stories of the gods are not the gods. The descriptions of the gods given in those stories are not the nature of the gods. They are fingers pointing at the…

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Ember on Gifts of the Wyrd!

Several weeks ago Jan and Laine interviewed me for their podcast Gifts of the Wyrd. We talked about Vanatru, and what makes RedWood Vanatru what it is. My interview is up now! Go listen! [Edit] For anyone having trouble with … Continue reading

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Gang Aft A-Gley

Originally posted on Drinking From the Cup of Life:
The best-laid schemes o’ mice an’ men gang aft a-gley–and also those of polytheists. For our August devotional, I’d planned for Thiasos Bakkheios to have a high-woo trance journey, so that…

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New Song! Seeking Odr

The other day while driving home, a new song for Freyja dropped into my head. When I got home, I holed up with my tablet to work out the verses, and a few hours later I had the whole thing … Continue reading

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BRIGHID’S CALL: Reforge Hardened Hearts

My own version of the Morrigan’s spell to channel anger, banish fear and hate burned entirely cleanly in one solid interval. I’m very pleased, as my first attempt at this work got overwhelmed and the wick drowned. But that was … Continue reading

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A CALL: Channel Anger, Banish Fear and Hate

I have received an urgent message this afternoon, confirmed through another reader. It was from The Morrigan and Brighid for all who are able and willing, anywhere in the world. While the whole message has not yet been made clear, … Continue reading

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