Tag Archives: faith

Odin and Anxiety

I have been thinking about why someone like me would worship Odin. Or more rather, why a God like Odin would be interested in worship from someone like me. I suffer from a rather severe anxiety disorder. Sometimes it’s mostly … Continue reading

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A Polytheist Perspective on “American Gods”

So, I finally watched American Gods last fall. Despite the hype, I wasn’t going to, because I’m not a fan of the “Gods need our prayers, worship, and belief to live” trope. I’m not sure whether I hate that trope … Continue reading

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Thoughts about the portrayal of Faith in Media

So, I’m a nerd. I watch a lot of tv and movies. I consume a lot of media. And I mean, a *LOT*. And I want to talk a little bit about a pattern I’ve noticed, over and over, that’s … Continue reading

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Round-up of Interesting Links

Well friends, I’m sorry that I have been out of commission for a while. Missouri has had an epidemic of the flu going around, and pretty much everybody has been sick. Alex and I both had fevers of 102 degrees … Continue reading

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Guest Post: An Open Letter to Christians, Jews, and Muslims, regarding living in a Monotheist culture

L.V. Boloix originally posted this essay this on her facebook. It’s very poignant, beautiful and painful in its raw truthfulness. Reading it nearly bought tears to my eyes. I’m sure many polytheists would recognize the emotions that she eloquently relates … Continue reading

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Coming to Peace With Demeter

I have never been fully comfortable with Demeter. Intellectually I understand Her importance, both in the ancient world and today, but emotionally I am somewhat put off by Her. I identify more with Her wayward daughter Persephone. While I am … Continue reading

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