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I am a Hellenist, but I keep a pearl-esque rosary on my desk. It reminds me of all things beautiful about everyone else’s religion. -M. Advertisements

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Turns Out I Find Mysticism Pretty Gross

I’ve identified as a mystic for several years but only looked up the definition yesterday. Turns out I’m not that. Turns out I’m anything but that. There are also OJ references and swears in here. Continue reading

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The Gods Were at Play…

…in my dreams last night. Hermes shirtless and blue jeaned in the mirror, Helios whip-driving his raring horses down the hallway at sunrise. -M.

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Hymn to Hestia Upon Lighting the Morning Fire

Hail Hestia, Ancient Hearth Mother, Goddess of the Spiritual Flame, Come and dwell here— make of our home your home, make of our hearth your hearth, make of our temple your temple, make of our hearts one heart, your heart, … Continue reading

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The Logistics of Godhood

In this, as in other mythological stories, we must not suppose that the idea is based on a fact, but the idea gave rise to the tale, and thus received, as it were, a concrete body. -Dictionary of Greek and … Continue reading

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Steakhouse Hermes

Go with me on this: Hermes stole Apollon’s cattle, then we steal Hermes’ stolen cattle to eat steak. Since Hermes doesn’t have any cattle except Apollon’s stolen cattle, then we are also guilty of stealing Apollon’s cattle, as Hermes will … Continue reading

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For the Love of Gods: Precarious

To be loved by gods who are not bound by love is a helluva thing. No fetters on them, no leashes on you. Freely, you straddle the capricious bubble wearing needle-tipped shoes. -M.

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