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Coming to the Crossroads -- Part III

Just prior to leaving for California, I spent a three-day weekend visiting some friends who live on the grounds at the Theosophical Society headquarters. Some heartbreaking drama unfolded that involved my soon-to-be-ex-wife, and the need to clear the air was palpable. 2,370 more words


Standing at the Crossroads, Part V: The Names of Hermes and Hekate

Edit: These are my notes on what I think I want to use as Divine Names in the Crossroads ritual I am attempting to create for Hermes and Hekate. 3,314 more words

Coming to the Crossroads -- Part II

For a number of months after performing my self-initiation ritual, not much seemed to change. I remained committed to finding ways to expand the scope of my existing magickal practice. 1,044 more words


Coming to the Crossroads - Part I

In this series of posts, I will share salient aspects of the story of how I came to find the Goddess Hekate and ultimately pledge myself to Her service. 1,163 more words


Standing at the Crossroads, Part IV: Hekate's Images

“Take a lodestone and on it have carved a three- faced Hekate. And let the middle face be that of a maiden wearing horns, and the left face that of a dog, and the one on the right that of a goat.

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The Orphic Mysteries

But thou shalt find another, from the Lake of Memory
Cold water flowing forth, and there are guardians before it.
Say, ‘I am a child of Earth and starry Heaven; But my race is of Heaven (alone).

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Standing at the Crossroads, Part III: The Why and How of Hekate's Image

In part I of this series, I discussed the make-up of the crossroads, and the connection of that cosmology to Hekate Trimorphis, the liminal nature of Hekate, and the liminal aspects of that cosmology. 2,213 more words