Tag: Altars

Altar to the Healing Gods

A few months ago I made an altar to the Healing Gods that was sitting on desk, and swore it would stay up until the Covid crisis was over. Obviously it is still affecting our society deeply but, I needed my desk space back! I was foolishly hopeful when I first built it, I had…

My Portable Altar Kit

Like many Pagans, I just don’t feel right if I don’t have have my altars around. Paganism is a religion that requires a minimum of a few tools, and often its adherents can go a little overboard acquiring more and more stuff. As I’ve said before, just creating an altar is an act of devotion,…

Round-up of Interesting Links

Haven’t done one of these in a long time.   Heathen Gods and Sacrifice (and Transformation) Roman women more independent than previously thought On the burial at the sanctuary of Zeus Lykios The Arrogance of Monotheism — A Hindu View The Ancient Greeks’ 6 words for Love (and Why Knowing Them Can Change Your Life)…

A History of My Shrines and Altars

This is a post I’ve wanted to write for a long time. Like many Pagans, I’ve had various altars and shrines throughout the years. Putting altars together is an act of devotion in itself, carefully picking each piece for its symbolic significance as well as its aesthetic qualities. Shrines beautify a home and give you…