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To Understand is to Stand Under

I’ve recently realized that people don’t consistently and consciously try to be better in their lives. The plain old concept of doing just that seems… 583 more words

The sacred BASIL

Experimenting in the dim light of diyas, trying to capture the subtle emotions of  faith and reverence magnified midst the smoke of incense sticks , and stirring sound of prayer bells. 116 more words


The Art of Naming Cats

“One cat just leads to another.” ~ Ernest Hemingway

Two kittens recently joined our home here in the northwoods. They are eight weeks old and full of life, mettle and innocence. 357 more words


God is dead: Three Parts Dead by Max Gladstone

Gods, like men, can die. They just die harder, and smite the earth with their passing. 

I am a sucker for gods and religion in my SF books. 537 more words

Read In 2014

Yss 5: Eletherion

Here’s the next in the Yss series, which is a whole, self-contained deck of Tarot-like cards accompanied by the mythology for each image. These may require that you click on the images to see larger versions, as WordPress will not allow me to show the full-sized image in the theme which I use for this blog, and without larger versions the text could be illegible on some monitors since it is embedded in the graphics. 9 more words


Starcrossed by Josephine Angelini

 (also the two sequels Dreamless and Goddess)

I absolutely loved this book, but a warning – you have to read all three books in the trilogy because the story doesn’t end with this book… 107 more words

5 Piranhas

Hymn To Dionysus

Oh wine stained god; patron of theater with thyrsus at ready
You who leads us, conducts us across all those stages so holy
For you, oh! 144 more words