1. There will be absolutely no hatred tolerated here. Period. This is an E-shrine for all intents and purposes. For this reason, anon commenting has been disabled. The reasoning for this is because the pagan/polytheist community has become so toxic, I’m only looking out for my own safety and peace of mind.

2. Attempts to convert me are fruitless. Don’t even try. I will block and ignore you.

3. My gnosis is not your gnosis is not your friends’ gnosis. I don’t expect everyone to agree with or even like what I have to say, or my personal mythology. Given that, it’s pointless to argue with me about it. I accept polite, good natured debate, but that’s all. When you start insisting X is Y and my ideas have to substance or merit to them is the second I stop listening to you. Be respectful and you’ll get respect in turn.

4. I am not a dictionary, or Google. A lot of my practice is based on ‘non canonical’ sources of information regarding Lucifer; mainly Paradise Lost by Milton, among other more gnostic texts and principals. I also incorporate elements of Dante’s The Divine Comedy cosmology in there, too. Yes, I realize these are works of prose, and especially, that Dante’s work was more a political commentary. However I believe elements of both these works were inspired by facets true to Lucifer’s mythology. I have read the bible, along with several other works, including The Qu’ran, The Book of Tobit, The Book of Enoch, ect. No, I don’t have them memorized. If you’re here to quiz me on my textual theology, you’re going to be disappointed. I have my own ideas about heaven and hell and they don’t need to have validation by anyone but me. If you jive with it? Great! We can talk.  But don’t try to play piety police with me. I don’t care how much of this book or that book you’ve memorized. When you start using it to parade around how much better you are than everyone else is the second I lose interest. All of this being said, I know a lot about Angelology and heavenly cosmology, so I’m happy to field questions there. Demonology is an area I’m still working on. Please be patient with me. 

5. Don’t insult Lucifer in or on my space. This includes using derisive terminology about him when you’re speaking to me. There aren’t very many things that offend me but that’s a big one. I don’t go around calling other people’s gods names, nor do I walk onto other people’s shrines and blatantly disrespect their traditions. Don’t do it here. Period. Yes, I’m well aware the gods can take care of themselves. I can also stipulate what rules apply in my devotional space,  and this is one of them.

6. I incorporate pop culture imagery into my practice. Don’t like it? Don’t care. There’s the door. I’ve been formally working with Lu since 2008. He’s had a media persona element about him since 2013 for me. There are people out there who will make a stink about the fact that he uses the face he does for me. Really if you’re one of these people, don’t even bother speaking to me. I don’t have any respect for people who judge someone on how a god chooses to appear to them, especially if it helps a person connect with them better (through dreams, visionwork, ect). It’s a stupid thing to base the merit of someone’s devotion and faith on.

7. I am a long -time practicing secular witch, in that I do magic I don’t consider tied to a deity unless I’m requested to. I started in magic when I was about 11 or 12, give or take a few months, when I picked up my first magical book (I have no idea anymore what it was). I’m pushing 31, so I’ve been at this a while.

8. I have a problem with the Christian god. This is where i mention that in addition to being a Theistic Luciferian, I also sometimes lump myself into the Satanist category. The Christian God and I? Not friends. That being said, I don’t slander him on any blog, and I have no problem with any person who is Christian so long as they don’t preach at me. I was a church-goer for most of my childhood and I have a Catholic background. I’m not keen to do it again. This being said, if I *do* get questions about my views on God, I will answer them honestly according to my experience and personal gnosis. This isn’t hate when I do. It’s just me being as clear as I’m able. I’ll try to be as respectful as I can.

9. I *do* cope with mental illness. I have PTSD and Major Depression with Self-Harm that I do take medication for. I’m putting this out there right now to make it expressly clear that I don’t tolerate shaming or hate for anybody who is coping with these things. I’ve been accused in the past of doing it as a bid to get attention, and that’s never acceptable to me that people think dismissing something like that is OK. Self-harm and mental health is very important and should always be taken seriously. Any person who behaves to the contrary is lower than trash to me, and you’ll get not one iota of respect from me.

It’s also against the law to encourage someone to kill themselves; in the United States, you can be charged with voluntary manslaughter if you’re caught. Since I track IPs in addition to disabling anonymous comments, I suggest you not be stupid about this. Besides that, anon hate makes you scum. Period-and I don’t tolerate it or any other type of hate from my followers either, either by proxy or act of omission. The type of people you hang out with says a lot about you. If I see you stand idly by while people do this crap, I’ll unfollow you and likely block you.

Also, as a PSA. The medication I *do* take for my depression (Effexor) has very debilitating side effects. I’ve only ever slipped once and forgotten to refill my medication in a timely manner, but when I did, the withdrawal made me crazy. Like seriously crazy, and I flew off the handle when I was. I’m not proud of those moments, but they happened.

If you see me disappear for a while, I’ve likely taken a sabbatical  because of my health; likely because I’m either in a low spot or there’s something up with my medication when I do. You will see a hiatus notice in the infos if this becomes the case.

10. I don’t care what you’ve heard from who and where. I’m not racist, anti-semetic, intentionally abelist, or any other ‘insert rumor here’. I make mistakes like any human being does, and I try to atone for them where and when I can. I can, have, and do say stupid and ignorant things, and for that I apologize ahead of time. If I manage to say something hurtful or offensive to you, chances are I either misread the context of the discussion, or I wasn’t aware of the origins of the offensive statement before the fact [case in point: I used to say I got ‘gyped’ when amazon botched an order or something on me. I had no idea that this actually was derogatory to Romani peoples until a witchy friend kindly corrected me. Afterwards I made a sincere effort not to use the term again. This is what I mean]. I will admit up front that I *am* the product of a very racially and ethnically insensitive household and I work very very hard to overcome this. I’m a healthcare provider IRL and I’ve treated people of all creeds and origins with no bias whatsoever because I honestly love helping people, and anyone who knows me personally will tell you so. So please, if I say or do something stupid, just POLITELY MESSAGE ME and EXPLAIN. DO NOT JUST GET ANGRY AND FLY OFF THE HANDLE AND START ACCUSING ME OF THIS ‘ISM’ or that ‘ISM’ anywhere and everywhere all over the place. Most of the time I was just ignorant and as a Luciferian especially, this is never acceptable to me. I will do everything I can to mend the situation and stop the negative behavior on my part. That’s all you need to do! But stomping off and throwing a fix and spreading hate doesn’t do any of us any good. We should all be here to learn.

Any questions? Please feel free to ask. I reserve the right to change these rules based on need and circumstance. Thank you kindly.

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