Monthly Archives: April 2015

Apathy, depression, and faith.

These last few weeks have been very difficult for me. As I may have mentioned in an earlier post, I have bipolar disorder. When depressive episodes hit, I have a very hard time writing and doing much else. Honestly, I … Continue reading

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Crossing Lines: The Fundamentals of Trance-Work

Boundaries are in place for reasons that range from organization to protection. Generally, we live within them and find they make our lives comfortable and safe. Boundaries are frequently a good thing. Any psychotherapist worth their salt will tell you … Continue reading

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Polytheist following a Monotheistic Deity? Wut?

Filianism/Déanism is a monotheistic faith. The Nordic faiths (Ásatrú, Vanatru, and Rökkatru) are polytheistic. I have been a polytheist from the beginning, even way back when I was a practicing Wiccan in the early-mid 90s. Some would think that the … Continue reading

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Exciting News

The book of meditations that I was working on this winter is finally available for purchase. It is a Filianic/Déanic book of meditations that takes the reader through the liturgical year. The dates on the pages give both the date … Continue reading

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Heart-wise and Head-strong

In the Filianic and Déanic community, Sai Sucri1 is the Angel2 associated with love. She is often represented with images like those of Venus or Aphrodite, as these are considered to be manifestations of her presence within our world in … Continue reading

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Veiling: The Fine Art of Dipolmacy in a Hostile Environment.

A wise (and pithy) person I knew once said that diplomacy is the fine art of telling someone to go to Hell in such a manner that they look forward to the trip. It is tempting to very directly tell … Continue reading

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The Choice of Joy

Choosing joy is something that one may hear mentioned in the Christian circles. It’s an especially popular expression amongst the conservative variety of Christians, actually. When they focus upon choosing joy, they focus on embracing the joy that is derived … Continue reading

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