First Rites

This is a record of the offerings made to three deities several days after this blog opened; for its success, as a way of sharing this project with the Gods and because it’s proper for a polytheistic blog. It stands here in the same way an inscription would next to or in a temple, stating what offerings were made, when and for what purpose.

    Janus On the 4th day before the Ides of May (12th of May), Father Janus, God of Beginnings, was honored with good prayers and good heart and given offerings of wine, incense and cinnamon for the blessing of the beginning of this blog.
    Minerva On the 4th day before the Ides of May (12th of May), Dea Minerva, the Strong and Wise Goddess, was honored with good prayers and good heart and given offerings of wine, incense and olive oil for the blessing of this blog by the work, thoughts and discussions it will host.
    FreyrOn the 4th day before the Ides of May (12th of May), Yngvi-Frey, Golden God and Beloved Van, was honored with good prayers and good heart and given offerings of strawberries, apple, raisins, wheat and juice for the blessing of this blog, which was partly named after His tribe.*

*Frey’s image copyright belongs to Thorskegga Thorn

6 thoughts on “First Rites

  1. I’m born May 12, international fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue and multiple chemical sensitivity day! Is it the Ides of May too?

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