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Building kharis

One of my favourite things about Hellenismos is the concept of kharis. Kharis, in Ancient Greek, can be translated as joy, grace, and kindness. To me, it’s when your inner happiness is so radiant that it bubbles out and touches others – after all, aren’t the most contented people often the most generous? 539 more words


Rekindling the Fire in our New Home

So, Thom and I closed on our house this week.  First time homeowners, yeah!  It’s a been a crazy ride, and we’re so happy and excited.   594 more words


Thank Hermes I'm alive

It’s taken me several days to get around to writing this post. In doing so, I don’t mean to draw attention to myself, but as a devotee of the Gods, and the author of a blog dedicated to them, I felt the need to share my thanks. 568 more words


Looking at Experiences in a New Light

Throughout my life, I have explored and experimented with my spirituality and religious beliefs. I like to see that as positive, but I have always felt envious of those who could have steadfast faith. 239 more words

Hellenic Polytheism

Anthesteria 2015

(Wow, this post was a struggle! Anthesteria is hard to translate to words, but I want to do a better job at documentation.)

Anthesteria is an incredibly important festival for me as a Dionysian, although it’s essential in Hellenismos overall. 792 more words


The Chthonic Hermes Card

It just occurred to me that I never posted the picture of this card, the Chthonic Hermes card, from the “Circus Freaks” deck I received last Christmas, (not sure how I feel about the title of the deck). 335 more words


On Hekate: On Attitude

As pop-ish as I realize this picture is, it’s the attitude that is most accurate—in fact, spot-on accurate. Hekate was, in my dream, as far as it is possible to get from the common fluffy assumptions about her. 230 more words