Involving Deities In Your Spell-Work… by Themea Pantera

Involving Deities In Your Spell-Work: Yes, It Can Be Done Respectfully

Once, apropos of nothing, while meditating with Hermes, he let loose with the following rant:

“It’s not like I don’t want to help. I do. I’m helpful. I like being helpful. And I get that I’m useful, too! I’ve got commerce and diplomacy and language and invention and the afterlife — and who wouldn’t want to call on me? But could people like, ASK before either touching my balls or yanking on my intimate divine bits?”

And it’s true. I have seen countless spell books that “use” deities as symbols in spells, or which “use” the names and symbols belonging to a deity to empower a working.