Raising a LITERATE child — in more ways than one

There are multiple kinds of literacy. There is the type of literacy where a person is able to read and write just well enough to function in society. Most people manage to attain this, but don’t try to go any further. Another kind of literacy takes things somewhat farther. It is literacy that is founded…

Solstice for Helios

Io. Helios! Your annual journey reaches an apex point Farthest towards the poles for midnight sun or night at noon You who sees all oaths made by mortals or the Undying Gods Oversee the renewal of my pledge, to work for ArĂȘte Oversee the renewal of my pledge, to work for Xenia Oversee the renewal…

I’m not happy about the Net Neutrality vote

I’m not going to tell anyone to go against their conscience, but in the case of the recent vote on net neutrality I wish that one more member of the FCC governing committee had listened to the actual people speaking loudly in favor of keeping corporations from charging more for different types of content. At…

A Month of Devotional Thought — Zeus, Day 9

One of the things that I consider to be one of the biggest misconceptions about Zeus is that he is a philanderer and even a rapist. If you look at the culture in the Mycenaean and Pre-Classical Greece. you see that there are documented instances of males having multiple wives. This is in approximately the…