Category Archives: Daily life

The Summit of the World

She runs between these trees, somewhere just out of my sight. This is her home: these cliffs, they are hers, and so are the yellow-brown hills and the jagged shards of ice piled up on the shores of the lake. … Continue reading

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10 reasons why I bind (tie up) my hair

I bind my hair. That means that whenever I am out of my oikos, or whenever I am around people who don’t belong to my oikos, I tie my hair up. It was a decision influenced by my religion; however, I … Continue reading

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Prayer in Hellenismos

I posted this on a forum a short while ago and thought I would share on here. The question was: “What does prayer mean to you?” In my religion there are two types of prayer: formal and informal. (I’m pretty … Continue reading

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Donating blood, and serving the Gods in everyday ways

I just got back from the hospital, where I went to donate my blood. I feel truly blessed to be able to do this, as I feel that it is my duty, as a human being, to help the world in … Continue reading

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I found Apollon through Classical Music

Of the Twelve Olympians, Apollon is the one that I had the most trouble finding. I have always related more to his twin sister, Artemis, and although I feel we would understand each other quite well I’ve never seemed to … Continue reading

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To Poseidon

Today I walked to the sea. I could have taken a bus, or I could have not gone at all; after all, khernips can be made from spring water as well as seawater, and nobody had obliged me to walk for … Continue reading

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Changing your life after changing your religion

This August marks four months since I went back to serving the Gods, after being Wiccan for two and a half years. Four months is a long time. A short one, too. How did the change go? Pretty smoothly, in … Continue reading

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