30 Days of Hermes: Suggestions

Day 30: Any suggestions for others just starting to learn about this deity? For my last post, I would like to include a list of links I have utilized over the course of these 30 days of devotional writing. Some I quoted directly and provided hyperlinks within the text itself, but here it is easier to find. I also would …

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30 Days of Hermes: UPG

Day 29: Any interesting or unusual UPG to share? **For those unfamiliar with the term UPG, check out the hyperlink to an older blogpost addressing this.** I would not categorize it as ‘unusual’, but Hermes has been a cheerleader for me in these new magical endeavors. Unlike Hekate who remains silently watching from afar, Hermes likes to stick His nose …

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30 Days of Hermes: Deity Wishes

Day 28: Something you wish you knew about this deity but don’t currently I would like to understand the connections between Hermes and Hekate, more than the obvious tasks as chthonios. He and Hekate have kinda ganged up on me here… She led me to do this work and I hope after my year to begin doing the same with …

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30 Days of Hermes: Evolving Relationship

Day 26: How has your relationship with this deity changed over time? It is ironic this post is getting out late, considering last night instead of sitting in front of my laptop…I was sitting in front of a huge Herm. The copal was thick, the drink heady with life from the yeast. I offered a yellow squash from my garden …

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30 Days of Hermes: Unhelpful Hermes

Day 25: A time when this deity has refused to help I have not really asked Hermes for anything I was not willing to do for my Self. I learned my lesson fast about asking the Gods for help or stuff. I am not sure if Hermes has ever truly done much for me, except the occasional luck on a lottery …

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30 Days of Hermes: Helpful Hermes

Day 24: A time when this deity has helped you Known as the ‘helpful’ God, Hermes has been there for so many deities and heroes. He is like Ganesha, removes obstacles and brings luck in it’s stead. As already shared at the beginning of this project, Hermes helped me in an attempt to finish my Master’s capstone project. Granted I …

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30 Days of Hermes: A Composition

Day 23: Your own composition – a piece of writing about or for this deity Straight to sky thy head is bound, Over hedge and underground, Swift-shifter, strong Polytropos! Hermes! My Lord Chthonios! Bless me, this messenger, Angelos desire, Writer and gifter with words to inspire. Give bent ear under thy wide-brimmed halo, Slipper of coin and prophetic dreams to follow. With …

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30 Days of Hermes: Qualities, Art, Music and Poetry

****Because I will be gone away camping this weekend, I posted all three of the next day’s posts in one. Please enjoy and have a wonderful weekend! **** Day 19: What quality or qualities of this god do you most admire? What quality or qualities of them do you find the most troubling? The quick-thinking and friendly Hermes is an …

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30 Days of Hermes: Gender and Sexuality

Day 18: How does this deity stand in terms of gender and sexuality? (historical and/or UPG) 18. Powerfully quick, focused in pursuits, and long in distance…Hermes is the epidemy of masculinity. Pillared, phallic Hermai littered the countryside of ancient Hellenic realms. The four-sided Herm was more than a block of wood or stone…a head on top and penis placed just …

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30 Days of Hermes: Public Relations

Day 17: How does this deity relate to other gods and other pantheons? 17. As a trickster, Hermes tends to change with the ‘flavor’ of pantheon He chooses to manifest in. He traveled around the ancient world, a lot…and in each incarnation of Him, Hermes maintains this undercurrent of what Karl Kerényi explains as the ‘Hermes’ Idea’. From his classic, “Hermes: …

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