I wonder if this is how Persephone feels when She leaves the Dead for the world above. I wonder if She spends six months aching, longing for her husband the way I long for You when You retreat from our world to rule in Yours. I think I am beginning to understand. (I always think… Continue reading Summer
I want to start this with a disclaimer: I cannot, do not, and will not speak for the gods. All I can ever do is share what I hear, with the caveat that what I hear may be misinterpreted, misrepresented, misheard, or simply invented. The things I say with certainty are true to my experience.… Continue reading Cernunnos, on suicide
It’s astonishing to me that after years of devotion I can still fall in love with the sound of His name, with the shape of it in my mouth, with the syllables falling from my lips. It’s astonishing that loving Him can still be new as it was six years ago. Beloved Lord, may You… Continue reading Devotional rambling
Opposites attract. Maybe that is why this happened, why I was drawn inexorably to one who sits in stillness as storms rage around Him. Maybe my changeability, instability, chaotic frenzy were a welcome counterpoint. Or maybe I just needed You. Because You loved me even then, didn’t You? When I first heard Your voice, calling,… Continue reading Insight
Reaching for You I find You are already nearer than breath. Hush, You tell me, hush. Listen to the sounds of us. His heartbeat drums within my mind, a steadying rhythm against my fear. I can hear our breaths tangled together, can feel His smile against my skin. Stop. Wait. Still-warm blood drips from His… Continue reading Perspective
You found me. In the midst of utter darkness, You found me. You always do. I should not be surprised. You have always found me, always carried me home – I’m finally starting to believe You always will. This is home, Beloved, here by Your shrine, here in Your arms, here by Your side. There… Continue reading Coming home
Come on up what are you waiting for? You are willing, and I am able to take your load, your heavy load. I am stronger than the beasts of this land, I have a softer touch than any human hand.