The world lost so, so much when the Codices were destroyed. One of those things that was lost was the accumulated knowledge of the nature of many of the Gods, and much of what we have paints a painfully incomplete picture. Case in point: the primary text I’ve studied concerning my Gods comes from just … More They -Were- Worshiped.
An essay by William S. Boroughs: DE is a way of doing. It is a way of doing everything you do. DE simply means doing whatever you do in the easiest most relaxed way you can manage which is also the quickest and most efficient way, as you will find as you advance in DE. … More Doing Easy
Spending time in Yucca and Joshua Tree is like stepping into a time machine and setting the dial back by about, oh, 50 years. It’s a place full of hippies and new-agers and the otherwise mystically inclined, but perhaps most inspiring of all, it’s a very DIY-oriented place. But desert cities are often like that – … More Tentative Call-Out for a Zine
Right off the bat, here, I have an admission: I’m kind of an insecure person. (Though a lot less insecure than I was even just a few years ago.) I’m healthiest when I’m not around so many people, comparing myself to them, getting drawn into the dramas and the trends and the lingo and the … More What It Feels Like To Go Beyond 101
The Old Man’s icon is a work in progress – I need to get some bright blue paint for the exposed wood to contrast with that fire engine red and charcoal black. I’ve been working in the floral department the past few days, and looking at the huge inventory of flowers we’ve gotten in inspired … More Be My Valentine?
There are, it seems, two muses: the Muse of Inspiration, who gives us inarticulate visions and desires, and the Muse of Realization, who returns again and again to say “It is yet more difficult than you thought.” This is the muse of form. It may be then that form serves us best when it works … More The Two Muses
The day that my Year of intensive dedication was over, I knew that the Old Man had come swooping back in to my life in a big way. It was raining a lot that day – no thunder or lightning, though – and it occurred to me to paint an icon of Him to construct … More 5 Offerings