I prefer the Land of Promise over The Promised Land. I choose the silver apples, not the honey and milk. I can visit this land at any time without having to possess it, not having to drive away anyone. There is a gatekeeper, but there are no gates, fences or concrete walls. My nowhere beats […]Read more "‘Land of Promise’ vs. ‘The Promised Land"
Manannán, master of mists, Clear the fog that shrouds my mind Calm the waves of thoughts and fears Bring me ashore upon the blessed isles Where the sun makes the apples golden Let me take refuge here Let me drink in your peace and eat of your orchard ‘s bounty Bring me to the world […]Read more "Beyond the nine waves I go"
This post is in part a response to P. Sufenas Virius Lupus´column on Patheos, named Seeing the Forest for the Ents. In it he argues that Pagans do not worship nature but the force within or behind it. Now, please read the following closely, I am not saying the writer is a nazi fundamentalist. I […]Read more "Nature and the nature of the Otherworld"