Are You Strong Enough for the Goddess?

 

This week I have had several people come to me asking questions about religion.   They heard that I was the ‘expert’ on the subject and wanted to talk to me.  I asked, “What do you want to know?”  To which they replied, “Everything!”   What they don’t understand and what a lot of readers that come across this site don’t under stand is, ‘You must make sure you are ready!’ Continue reading “Are You Strong Enough for the Goddess?”

Tricksters

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Tricksters  usually have a great degree of intellect and knowledge.  They use their wisdom to play tricks on people and other gods.  They usually disobey rules and most conventional thinking or behavior.  In stories the Tricksters can be a woman, man, god, spirit, goddess or any other type of entity.  What were the ancients trying to tell us with Tricksters?  What do they symbolize?   Continue reading “Tricksters”

Discipline

 

 

Most see discipline as  punishment.  Just like grounding, we have the wrong perspective and if you have the wrong perspective your magic will not work.  Grounding in magic is getting out and touching the earth.  Discipline in magic has nothing to do with punishment.  My coach on my High School basketball team used to tell a couple of guys that they have no discipline and unless they get it, they will never succeed.  Magic is the same way.  You must have discipline.   Continue reading “Discipline”

Mithras

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Many people do not know that there are a few versions of Mithras.  There was Roman, Zoroastrian, Greek, Iranian, Hindu, Persian and Sabean versions of Mithras.  They were all blended together and composed to local ways to become the one that Rome eventually adopted.  Of course Rome added and deleted things to make Mithras their version.  The Mithras cult is very old indeed.  In most to the Mithras reliefs he is slaying a bull.  Most researchers have no idea why he is slaying a bull.  It all has to do with the sun in the age of Taurus.  Slaying the bull meant the sun was about to exit Taurus, so Mithras had slayed the bull.   Continue reading “Mithras”