Tag Archives: Lon Sarver

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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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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For Orlando

Originally posted on Drinking From the Cup of Life:
Awake, you ancestors and mighty dead! Awake, throw open the doors to your halls! New souls come to join you Souls who died in lead and blood There are new ancestors…

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Please, help my family!

I’m trying not to panic, because panic never helps. I, personally, am cared for in my primary household. This is my secondary household, my family-of-heart, my lover Lon Sarver, his partner, and their son. And I can’t fix this for … Continue reading

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PantheaCon 2016 – See You There!

I’m running or helping run three rituals this year at PantheaCon, which is being held once again at the San Jose DoubleTree hotel on Presidents’ Day weekend, February 12-15th. There are WAY too many amazing things on the program this … Continue reading

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David Bowie is Dead

Originally posted on Drinking From the Cup of Life:
One more leaves the sunlit lands One more feasts in the hall of the ancestors David Bowie is dead I remember riding the bus with Ziggy I remember dancing with the…

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Many Gods West – Closing and Aftermath

The closing ritual was every bit as wonderful as the opening ritual. I had the opportunity I was sure I needed, to acquire some of the collected dirt to take home. And that was it, we were done. Many Gods … Continue reading

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Many Gods West – Sunday Afternoon

Finding Freyja – Ember Cooke By all accounts, my Finding Freyja ritual went quite well. I had a good dozen or so attendees. Several expressed to me that the ritual was just exactly what they needed. That Lon was going … Continue reading

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Many Gods West – Saturnight

I’ve been posting two events per post, but these last two I think I should do separately. Filled With Frenzy – Bakcheion I’m SO glad Lon and I attended the revel for Dionysos! Not that there was much danger of … Continue reading

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Many Gods West – Saturday

So, Saturday. Those who know me know I’m not much of a morning person, so alas, I missed the first two presentation slots entirely, which is sad, as I was actually very interested in several of them! But it would … Continue reading

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