Blessed are the hands that do Your work - The work of healing, the work of justice, the work of reconciliation. Blessed are the hearts open to Your words - Open to beauty, open to grace, open to divine inspiration. Blessed are the heads lifted in Your song - A song of joy, … Continue reading [Prayer] Blessed are the hands
A thousand of bread! A thousand of beer! A thousand of every good thing! May Terry Pratchett enter into that black desert and fall not asleep on those sands. May his friends, family, and fans be comforted. When much is taken, something is returned.
This is another work inspired by the Otherfaith, this time by a spirit named Epiphany. When I started mucking about with Otherfaith mythology two weeks ago the first to catch my eye was the story 5169814 to Epiphany. I'm sure this is in no small part thanks to the alphabetizing of the myths, but I like … Continue reading A Prayer for Epiphany
The following poem is under a cut for two reasons: I wanted to explain a bit of context, and there are some trigger warnings associated with its content that my readers should know about. The spirit Mallory is a being associated with the Otherfaith, a modern polytheistic religion featuring new gods and new spirits. Though … Continue reading Mallory Speaks
I see You in the early hours of the morning when I wake up before my alarmOr when I roll over and hit the snooze button one too many timesOr when I wake up unable or unwilling to get back to sleepWhen the house is cool and darkWhen the light through the shades is still … Continue reading Sunrise Goddess
I wrote this prayer as gratitude and in payment for an oracle given to me by Camilla over at Foxglove and Firmitas. My experience with Apollon is fairly limited (thought certainly worth its own post at some point), though I continually find myself thankful for how His children, spouses, and devotees seem to keep cropping … Continue reading Prayer for Apollon
I've toyed with the idea of having set prayers to say at the beginning of each Flamekeeping shift for Brighid. The Clann Bhride Book of Hours includes prayers of offering and flamelighting prayers in its Daily Devotionals section, and these prayers are lovely. However, there's just something special about jotting down your own words (and, if … Continue reading A Flamekeeper’s Prayer