Wise words

“The first thing we ought to preach is reverence toward the gods. For it is fitting that we should perform our service to the gods as though they were themselves present with us and beheld us, and though not seen by us could direct their gaze, which is more powerful than any light, even as far as our hidden thoughts.” — Julian the Philosopher

About ganglerisgrove

Galina Krasskova has been a Heathen priest since 1995. She holds a Masters in Religious Studies (2009), a Masters in Medieval Studies (2019), has done extensive graduate work in Classics including teaching Latin, Roman History, and Greek and Roman Literature for the better part of a decade, and is currently pursuing a PhD in Theology. She is the managing editor of Walking the Worlds journal and has written over thirty books on Heathenry and Polytheism including "A Modern Guide to Heathenry" and "He is Frenzy: Collected Writings about Odin." In addition to her religious work, she is an accomplished artist who has shown all over the world and she currently runs a prayer card project available at wyrdcuriosities.etsy.com.

Posted on August 24, 2019, in Uncategorized and tagged . Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.

  1. Yes! The Gods are owr number 1 priority.
    I do like Porphyry´s quote on devotion and sacrifice:
    “We offer sacrifice to the Gods for three reasons: that we may venerate, that we give thanks, and that we may implore from them things necessary and avert from ourselves things evil.”
    I should add: toe express our love!
    Galina I have a question if you can help me? I was raised catholic and the monotheist god has some atributes: infabillity, omniscience (all-knowing), omnipotence (all-powerful). I´m not an academic person, but I am interested in finding out about the multiple qualities of our Gods. Do you have any recommendation? Have you written about the atributes of Gods? Which are diverse and multiple.
    Thank you
    Kind Regards, Vanesa


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