I Am a Hellenic Polytheist

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 25 People

    Lost And Found

    Most people start the story of their conversion to another religion with how they felt like their previous diety/dieties were distant or nonexistant. Not me. I still clearly remember the feeling of being embraced by the christian god. I remember praying fervently and feeling like...
    Xenobia Xenobia
    26-30, F
    3 Responses Jan 20, 2012

    My Journey To The Gods

    From a young age everyone could tell i was different. Being raised Catholic, there was a part of me that HATED it, and a large part that said something about the Greek myths were more than myths. Looking back, Different Gods were with me at different times in my life: Ares when...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response May 28, 2012

    I don't believe in HELL.

    At least not the hell that most people envision. I know that when I become Spirit, I will be reunited with my spiritual family. I will understand what the lessons I came to this physical plane to learn and whether I finally gained the understanding the lesson was supposed to...
    bcvegas4u2 bcvegas4u2
    66-70, M
    Apr 4, 2015

    Discovering Hellenic Polytheism

    I have always been involved in "alternative" religion. At 17, I discovered Wicca. At 19, I began training formally in an Alexandrian Wiccan coven, and continued that training for about 12 years. The last few years, I've been floating, though. Wicca, while I still love...
    RevAllyson RevAllyson
    36-40, F
    3 Responses May 27, 2008

    I Rejected The Deities Many Times During My Initial Explorations.

    One thing I learned early into learning about Hellenic polytheism was hubris. I'm a fairly proud person and it struck the wrong cord with me. So I moved on and explored other religions and paths. I didn't want to practice a religion that required me to change who I was...
    SofiaGrowsFlowers SofiaGrowsFlowers
    22-25, T
    1 Response Nov 14, 2013

    Hello everyone. I've been having this nagging

    feeling for about a month now, I'm afraid to act on them. I believe in the God of Abraham and Jesus, yet I have the nagging feeling that there are more gods. I need help.
    JoshuaMWise JoshuaMWise
    22-25, M
    Nov 15, 2014

    Liberation

    Hello, my name is Jeremiah I am 19 and will have been a hellenic polytheist for 4-5 years soon I guess to truly understand my story you must understand me at least a little I was born and raised in Texas and have always been a restless and wild soul but being raised in an all...
    JeremiahH JeremiahH
    18-21, M
    2 Responses Dec 20, 2012

    The Road To Dionysus

    I stumbled upon Hellenic Polytheism during a rough time in my life. Divorce, teen drama, depression, sexuality, etc you name it and I was experiencing it. I found solace in the stories of Dionysus and eventually I began to worship Him as my patron. 
    ClaudeL ClaudeL
    18-21, M
    3 Responses Mar 16, 2012
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