Monthly Archives: July 2014

What is Hellenic polytheism? AKA Yes, my religion still exists

I was watching one of the Percy Jackson movies with some friends when the subject of Hellenic polytheism came up. One of the movie’s characters had just shouted “Oh my Gods!”, which made me smile. You don’t hear that very often in … Continue reading

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Opening up to Signs and Omens

It’s 3 o’clock in the morning. You’re lying in bed, unable to fall asleep – you’re hot, your head aches, and it’s impossible for you to swallow without a burning sensation in your throat. All you want to do is … Continue reading

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A bit of fun: Trojan War crossword

I made this crossword a few days ago, and decided to share it with people who might enjoy it (as opposed to those who end up pretending because I stuck the crossword under their nose and excitedly asked them to do … Continue reading

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Seikilos Epitaph: Wisdom from Ancient Greece

I’ve just come back from a memorial ceremony, so I thought it would be appropriate to share one of my favourite songs, from the Seikilos Epitaph. This song was composed by a man named Seikilos in the 1st century of … Continue reading

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On Trust, Fear and Earthquakes

The city I live in is built on a fault line. An earthquake could happen anytime, any day, with devastating consequences. To many people, this is an issue of geology – of science – but to me it is an … Continue reading

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Follow the Gods

It was during a group meditation at a New Age fair. The purpose was to connect with an archangel, I can’t remember which one, and to receive guidance on our spiritual path. As I visualised myself entering a massive library and … Continue reading

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