A PSA I posted to Reddit: “Deity work” is not dangerous!

You, yes you, all the way in the back: "Deity work" is not dangerous. This is an insidious lie that damages communities, and actively harms people. Gods, and having relationships with them, are not any more dangerous than interacting with any other human being. It is no more dangerous than getting behind the wheel of your... Continue Reading →

The Confessionary opens tomorrow!

Traditionally a rite one took part in only once during their life, during which they confessed to the gods their gravest transgressions, the Neyolmelaoalitzli or Heart-Cleansing is now an online fixture in the form of a formal Confessionary for anyone of any spiritual background to take part in as often as they feel they need... Continue Reading →

A Non-Hierarchical Polytheism

It is difficult to convey the texture of this metaphysics to someone practicing from within Indo-European conceptions of divinity and cosmology. There are so many commonalities that it makes describing the vast differences nearly impossible. However, one of the things that there is no doubt in my mind about, is that the cosmovision of the Mexica is most emphatically non-hierarchical.

Chantico

Lady Chantico is She-Who-Makes-The-House, goddess of the hearthfire. She oversees the personal act of autosacrifice, making sure our offerings and prayers reach the rest of the Teteo. Accordingly, she is dressed in whites and reds, and bedecked in sacred jade, a symbol of fire. She was punished, once, for breaking a fast by eating a... Continue Reading →

Mental Injury, Not Mental Illness

I don't think that the modern framing of neurodiversity and emotional disturbance is useful. Like, at all. It's like applying basic first aid to a severed leg and thinking you'll be OK to go to work next week. As a "mentally ill" person myself, reading people talk about how "everyone should go to therapy" raises... Continue Reading →

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