Author Archives: alanneru

Chthonic Devotion: An Ode to Spirits of and Under the Earth

To be honest, it’s only coincidence that I am writing this on Earth Day. I am no activist, but I love and appreciate nature, and lately I’ve been feeling more connected to the elements around me.   While I spend … Continue reading

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Pagan Podcasts

Someone recently brought up podcasts to me, and it inspired me to look for podcasts that satisfy my own interests. But alas, good pagan podcasts are few and far between. Half of them have terrible production quality, are overly dramatic, … Continue reading

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A Review of CNN’s “Believer” with Reza Aslan

When I saw a commercial for “Believer,” I was extremely excited. The show promised an in-depth look at religions around the world, and I was eager for a more visceral chance to experience these religions than through the literature I … Continue reading

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Religious Political Imposition

  While I believe in everyone’s right to practice their religion and believe what they believe, I’ve been noticing a frightening trend in politics lately. Some of my peers have been criticizing Trump’s policies based only on how Christian they … Continue reading

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God Entries

I’ve just added Set to my repertoire, and I made a more detailed entry for him than I have for others just because of my mood. I’m will be going over my previous entries over time and adding sources where … Continue reading

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Honoring Shiva

I had a dream recently about being in a temple of Shiva and seeing a beautiful golden statue of him. I don’t claim that this is anything but my own subconscious imagination, but it did comfort me to think that … Continue reading

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Seeking Gods

While I have previously been in a state where I was almost exclusively interested in Goddesses, my attention has lately been more on Gods. Shiva began this shift. Now I’m on my way towards a fuller understanding of Odin. I … Continue reading

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