worship

A collection of 22 posts

Hermes and Blind Dice

My Hermes Night rolled around again on Saturday. I finally found a suitable offering to make after someone told met that cinnamon is sacred to him, so he got cinnamon-sugar covered waffles. Next

God Nights

A new practice I've been working on taking up is having designated nights where I make offerings to and contemplate one of the gods with whom I am most involved. A night for

The Purple Thread again

I was telling a friend about the Purple Thread over on Dreamwidth, and realized that a) I didn't have a good explanation of the whole shebang here, and that my prayers here are

On (Not) Finding Dionysos

At Many Gods West, there was a point where the Bakcheion members were talking about how we began to worship Dionysos. And I discovered, listening to the others, that I didn't really have

On Zeus

In an online community I’m part of, I made a remark about Asshole Internet Atheists(tm) who think they’re terribly clever to use “Nobody worships Zeus anymore” as a way of

The Nurses

There are many names for and stories of the nymphs who raised Dionysos. Some of their names are genealogical, some local. They are called the Hyades, the Lamusides, the Lamides for their families,