Archive for May 24, 2015

Caer’s Devotional How-Tos

Caer Jones has a bunch of great articles on her blog about developing devotional practices that can be useful for people of many traditions- or even folks who haven’t yet figured out what path they are on yet. Even if your practice ends up being totally different than what she does, it gives you some ideas to work with.

Growing Devotions

Part 1 Understanding Devotions

Part 2 Finding Your Center

Part 3 Connecting with the Land

Part 4 Embracing the Ancestors

Part 5 Knowing the Gods

Part 6 Returning to the Center

Striking the Spark: Oil Lamps- What, How to Make & Use Them

Part 1 History of Oil Lamps– symbolism, fuel options, types of oil lamps

Part 2 Constructing the Standing Wick Oil Lamp

Part 3 Constructing the Floating Wick Oil Lamp 

Part 4 Using Oil Lamps

Building Woo Spaces

Altars & Shrines– How are they different?

Personal Shrines 

Working Altars

May 24, 2015 at 9:25 am 2 comments

Polytheist Public Shrine Project – Reboot!

Awesome idea that folks of many paths can participate in!

Gangleri's Grove

Roughly a decade ago, maybe longer, my friend Krei S. started the “public altar project.” With this project she encouraged Pagans, Heathens, and Polytheists of all stripes to create shrines – temporary, ephemeral, often with found objects – in public places for the Gods. This project ran for a few years and then, due to a number of circumstances, fell by the way side. I had participated in it three times, first with a shrine to Holda erected in Berlin, then one that I did with my adopted mom to Ran, Aegir, and Their Nine Daughters erected on the beach at Big Sur, and finally a shrine to Eir at the base of a tree in a NYC park. I hadn’t thought about the project in years, until last week while on my artist’s residency.

During the residency, each artist had to give a brief presentation on his or her…

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