Author: templeofathena

The Choice

I actually wrote this about 6 months ago. I knew what my choice was. It just took me too long to make the right one. Must there always be a choice  Between sacred things and the safety and security this world offers? I know I’m being called to make a sacrifice, but I fear what…

Sharing some Polytheist Art

Next I did Loki as the Fool (yes, the art got rearranged, there is frequent rearranging going on here) Well, that isn’t all the art I’ve done this summer, but that’s all I feel like sharing here. I hope you enjoyed them. Keeping creating and keep worshiping the Gods!

That Which Is Most Essential

Originally posted on Gangleri's Grove:
JKE recently asked, “Here’s a question, if you have time. What is the most fundamental part of your devotional work? If all else had to be eliminated in a crisis, what would you keep doing? This year, I have had multiple hospital stays, been temporarily displaced from my home, etc.…

I’m single again

So, I’m single again. It sucks. I still love my ex, but we weren’t well matched. Many of our values did not match up. He is a good person, but I don’t believe we could build a life together. I made the hard choice. Perhaps one day we could even be friends, but not right…

I Am

I am the heartbeat within the storm. I am the prickle on your skin when you realize you are not alone.  I am the shapeshifter, the skin of man and bear and wolf. I am the howl that brings the wild out of the civilized.  I am the dancing flame, and the blackness beyond it.…

The Modern Artist’s Plea

Oh Holy Muses Who dwell on Helikon Mount Today I make this plea to You, Not for inspiration for my creative endeavors, no, The Nine Holy Sisters have already blessed me with that I have drunk from the waters with sprang from the hoof of Pegasus Which drove the poet to holy madness, And I…