The PantheaCon Report: 2017 edition

Gather round stardust children for a tale of journeys with Egyptian Gods, magickal plants, Pokemon battles and a prophecy of Pie. Annually, over the course of 4 days hundreds of practicing Pagans, Occultists, Witches and ‘tourists’ descend upon the Doubletree Hotel in San Jose to share, present and sell at Pantheacon. There is a story within each person’s experience, and …

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Liminal Book Review: Ritual Offerings

Ritual Offerings: Feeding Your Spirits – Empowering Your Magick. Edited by Aaron Leitch; 2014. Nephilim Press. 274 pages. Copy 629/1000. My magick really went into overdrive when I started making offerings. Always a theist of some kind, I was trained early in the techniques of Buddhist meditation and mantra. Part of that practice included giving to the Buddhas water, flowers, …

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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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