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Deity of the Day for November 18th - Priapus, God of Lust and Fertility

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Priapus

God of Lust and Fertility

Priapus was a minor Greek fertility god best known for his large and permanently erect phallus. 313 more words

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Deity of the Day for November 16th - Poseidon, The Greek God

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Poseidon

The Greek God

Poseidon the Earth Shaker:

In Greek mythology and legend, Poseidon is the god of the sea. However, his domain includes some aspects of the land as well, and in fact he is known as “earth-shaker” in many stories, because of his penchant for causing earthquakes. 631 more words

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Deity of the Day for November 15th - The Dagda, Father God of Ireland

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The Dagda, Father God of Ireland

In Irish legend, the Dagda is an important father figure deity. He is a powerful figure who wields a giant club that can both kill and resurrect men. 238 more words

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This perhaps is another theme for my Journals---not just impermanence, temporality, good things have to be enjoyed quickly because they will not last long---but the glory of despair

“This perhaps is another theme for my Journals—not just impermanence, temporality, good things have to be enjoyed quickly because they will not last long—but the glory of despair. 242 more words

The Struggle is Real

The struggle is real: while, to most, this is just another hashtag; for me, it’s truth. It’s reality. It’s life. Depression is a daily struggle, and I have more bad days than good. 403 more words

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"Expect the (healing) unexpected."

That sentence popped into my head when I wondered what to title this post, so let’s go with that.

When I first began to practice as a Pagan, I favoured the Fire element – my first magical name, Scarlet, came from the mental image of a red-hot flame – and disliked Water, associating the element with soft and “wishy-washy” sentiments. 2,724 more words

lornasmithers reblogged this on From Peneverdant and commented:

This intriguing article provides some information about and a perspective on Nodens, a Brythonic deity who is known mainly from archaeological evidence of his temple at Lydney, two silver statues found in Lancashire on Cockersand Moss and an inscription at Vindolanda. The author discusses some of the known evidence, tells the story of how she came to venerate Nodens as the father of Gwyn ap Nudd and shares some of her rites to him and her insights into his nature. Likewise, I'd be interested to hear from other people who have had experience of this deity.

Deity of the Day for October 30 - Cernunnos

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Cernunnos

Cernunnos is a Celtic god associated with sexuality, fertility, the hunt, and the underworld. He was worshipped by the iron age Celts all across Europe as late as the first century CE, and his worship must have begun centuries before that. 501 more words

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