Archive for July, 2012

July 10, 2012

The Delphic Maxims 3. Worship the Gods (Θεους σεβου)

Back on my journey with the Delphic Maxims, I come across another one that is, as far as I’m concerned, common sense for any good Hellene … or hell, any pagan. But maybe not. Neopaganism has this misconception that every path has earth worship in common. That they are all “earth-based” religions. That’s not exactly true. I don’t see many tree-hugging Asatru that toast Mother Earth beneath our feet during Sumble (and I’ve been to my share of Sumbles, let me tell you). I don’t know many Hellenes… or any really… that call to the elements. That’s limited, in my opinion, to eclectic paganism and wicca.

Those are just examples, though.

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July 9, 2012

The State of Me

I’m still here I’m still planning on continuing with the Maxims, but things have been rough.

Last full day of PSG I received word from my sister that my Grandfather, who I found out that Thursday was admitted to the hospital, had been moved to hospice. I’m dealing with knowing that he’s dying right now and it’s making wanting to do deep reflection on any portion of my spirituality other than death… difficult.

I’ve got a post in the works about death and dying, and how I handle it from a spiritual and religious standpoint, but it’s no where near ready to share with the world.

The end of the week simmers down in terms of work, but my sister is also moving this week. So, there’s that I’ll be helping with. Never fret, I’m still around.