Hi. I’m Aurelia. I grew up pagan. My parents were Christian, but my sister and I studied and practiced together. For 16 years, I was a modern pagan witch (or Wiccan-influenced witch). On Summer Solstice 2017, I found Hellenic polytheism (Dodekatheism). I decided I didn’t need witchcraft anymore.
I want to write again. This diary is my way to write about my life as I navigate Dodekatheism. This is my online diary to the Gods as I create a path of worship.
When I was twelve years old, I wanted to become a priest. I loved the idea of guiding people and taking care of a holy place for followers to rest. Now, seventeen years later, I fell in love with the Greek Gods and have chosen to worship Them. I’ve created a sacred space at home for household worship.
I worship twenty-two Gods, but Hermes, Hera, Hekate, and Hestia have made themselves known to me and thus, are important in my worship.
Disclaimer: Keep in mind that I do not speak for all pagans or (even) all Dodekatheists, Hellenic polytheists, or Hellenists.* I can only speak for myself and what I believe and practice in my religion.
Disclaimer, part 2: You are welcomed to follow me, but I publish about five or six entries a day. If you don’t want your follower feed to get flooded, just visit the blog.
P.S. This blog was previously known as “Libra and Lavender.” I am sorry for any inconvenience or confusion, but I needed to change it into a blog about my religion!
*I’ve added other labels of our religion because to some people of our religion consider some of the labels to have different definitions.