Day Nine: Faith

noun: faith /fāTH/ complete trust or confidence in someone or something: “this restores one's faith in politicians" strong belief in God or in the doctrines of a religion, based on spiritual apprehension rather than proof. "she gave her life for her faith" a system of religious belief. plural noun: faiths "the Christian faith" a strongly … Continue reading Day Nine: Faith

Day Seven: Dark

Writing about the darkness in my gods feels awfully presumptuous. Who am I to say that I can access the darkest parts of my gods? They’re deities and I’m a human; even when They show me Their shadows, I honor those alongside the light, because there’s something sacred in that darkness, too. I have made … Continue reading Day Seven: Dark

Day Six: Light.

You have always worn this light: light which burns, which heals by cauterizing– cold light that washes faces, purifies hands. This light that comes forth from Your eyes Your hands Your tongue– it seizes up when it enters our skin, passing through our pores, thickens in our blood and our love is crystallized. Our lungs … Continue reading Day Six: Light.

A Month of Devotional Writing: Days Four & Five

Day Four: Beginnings My first experiences with my gods: He is there in the darkness, waiting for me to come. I come with my eyes closed, breathing slow and measured, in stillness and silence. I come staring into the center of myself, waiting for myself to expand outward--and He is there. His eyes drive mine … Continue reading A Month of Devotional Writing: Days Four & Five

A Month of Written Devotion: Days 1-3

I'm a little late starting this, as always... but I'm going to make an effort anyway. This is from a challenge that started on Tumblr; I'll be mirroring these there. Day One: Who? The gods I will be writing about are the gods of my heart and soul, the gods divined for me in the … Continue reading A Month of Written Devotion: Days 1-3