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When You’re Back To Where You Started

Five years ago, when I first began padding down the soft dirt of the pagan path, I remember that I made a different internet identity. It was, in many ways, my first official step into discovery. Separated from my name, I could write, discuss, and learn freely; I became shaped by the wonderful people whom I met, especially when I stumbled upon devotional polytheist (and y’all know where I ended up on that one). Eventually I felt comfortable enough to bring my two identities together and, using my real name, writing as an out-pagan. I thought that would be the […]

A Tiny Gem

The Gods always surprise you when you’re not looking; I sometimes liken this to being struck with a cattle prod when you least expect it. With Queen Maeve, that seems to perpetually be the case. I remember I was sitting down, crocheting — and I recalled a memory, where I had asked Cernunnos if I had been a good polytheist, and He had replied, with the strangest smile, that indeed I had been good to Him. Cernunnos loves to riddle and confound with musky clarity; but Maeve loves to provoke, sharply, so as to slice into one’s heart and bring […]