Woe to those who abuse the closest human bond. Curse upon those who twist the fragile mind of a lover, a friend. May their mind be infested with the rot of centuries of evil, what their kind brought. The ability to love and be loved comes at a steep price. We gamble our affections on… Continue reading Aphrodite’s Curse
Hermes always remained a mystery to me. He’s there, he speaks to me, but I feel like I miss a huge chunk of him. Be it middle class privilege or living in suburbia, I’ve rarely used public transport. Spending money on fare seemed to me like spending money on weed: nessicary, but bypass able. Until… Continue reading
Of the divine Hellenic pairings, only Zeus and Hera are more well known than Aphrodite and Ares. The goddess of love and the god of war embraced in an illicit, passionate affair that soon came to be the subject of every temple. Though in well-known mythology it is a small story, highlighting Aphrodite’s overly-sexual nature… Continue reading Aphrodite and Ares Activism
There is order and sense in madness. Though appearing a wild thing, without reason or meaning, madness represent much more now than they did in ancient times. Dionysus is commonly hailed as the god of trans people. His story is one of confusion, reclamation, and identity. People denied who he was, and instead of complying… Continue reading Desperation, Deviation, Devistation
She glimmers endlessly. She shines brilliantly. Iridescent she comes before me. Oh my goddess, Aphrodite, show me how to love. Great Cytherean, what does it mean to be devoted to you? Her glowing body astonishes me and her voice, low, sultry, pleasant, fills the earth. “Beautiful, wonderful lovely devotee. Living for me is not just… Continue reading
It’s been a while since I talked about Aphrodite. Dealing with the fallout of abuse is hard. You’re angry or sad or scared and that’s it. No in between. It’s hard to find compassion when everything reminds you of him and it’s all you can do to continue living. Therapy is a great boon. Local… Continue reading Personal Oddessy.
When anyone begins serious, recon-based research into the kemetic gods paradigm busting is often preceded by “The greeks interpenetrated this deity as…” and the phrase normally ends with a neo-wiccan stereotype. If you’re aiming for straight Kemetic Polytheism, this is a misconception that needs to be changed in order to properly respect the deities. But… Continue reading How the Greeks fucked up the netjeru – sort of