Sunday Musings: Baking & Science

Sunday Musings: Baking & Science

Once upon a time, someone told me that “Cooking is an art, Baking is a science“. Which probably explains pretty well about the way that I look at both sets of skills and crafts.

And it’s also a good indicator on just how well I’ve managed to work on both. Because that pretty much splits the line on those subjects I’ve always done well at and bad at–compared to the craft and my attempts to do either baking or cooking for offerings. Continue reading “Sunday Musings: Baking & Science”


Logistics of Devotion (Part II)

What are the logistics that go into devotional practice and work? (Continuing from Part I here) Obviously that’s going to change depending on which person you’re asking. For me, it’s a matter of delving in and really thinking about my own practice.

These are Jack of Wand’s questions to me:

  1. How often do I pray?
  2. What do my prayers look like?
  3. How often do I make offerings?
  4. Do I work with some gods more than others?
  5. Do I have a shrine? What does it look like?

So, let’s dive in! Continue reading “Logistics of Devotion (Part II)”

Rules of Hospitality

This is a bit of a rant — (happy 300th post to me!)

So front up — I hate disrespect when you’re a guest in someone’s house. It’s deplorable and quite frankly some sign of lack of manners that either one was raised without or a lack of respect for other people’s homes, a conscious choice. I was raised to be polite, respectful and hospitable with I am a guest in someone’s home. That includes family.

Hospitality is something very important to me, and I guess it’s also something in Slavic paganism (from my research). Continue reading “Rules of Hospitality”