Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Aretalogy of Hekate



I am HEKATE.
I am She of the Many Names.
I am Hekate of the Crossroads.
I am the Torchbearing Mistress of the Night.
I am the Keybearer of the Ineffable Mysteries.
I am Hekate of Heaven, Earth, and Sea.
I am at all places and none at once.
I am the Crossroads and its Liminal Heart.
I am the World Soul and from Me the River of Mysteries springs forth.
I am Triple Hekate, Friend of Kore, She who consoles Demeter and soothes the pain of loss.
I am the Kourotrophos, namelessly honoured by mothers with their cries during labour.
I am the Psychopomp for the Lost.
I am the Queen of the Dead and of the Infernal Realms.
I am She who treads Olympus and Hades alike.
I am Hekate, Unconquerable Queen, Daughter of my Father and heiress to His might.
I am Hekate, Veiled with the Starry Night-sky and Bringer of Oracles, Daughter of my Mother and heiress to Her gift.
I am the Initiatrix and the Creatrix and the Mother of All Souls.
I am the Cauldron of the Witch and the Wisdom of the Cunning Man and the fearful prayer upon the lips of the wary traveler.
I am She who provides to the poor and the wealthy alike.
I am Hekate, Many-named, Many-formed, equally honoured by mortals and immortals for eternity.
I am She who births the Witchblood.
I am She who grants the First Flame to the soul of man.
I am Hekate of the Obscure, Hekate of the Renowned, Hekate of the Mighty, Hekate of the Hidden.
I am the Goddess of Liminality and I am found on every threshold.
I am the one that brings all together at the roots of the World Tree which I feed with my own essence.
I am the Witch Queen, terrible in my splendor, mighty in my Craft, teacher of the gifted and the restless.
I am the Mother of Theurgy, who taught humanity how to become like Us.
I am the Mediator of the Mortal and Immortal Realms, for prayers can be heard and answers received in accordance to my Will.
I am Hekate, thrice-adored, thrice-worshipped, thrice-honoured.
I am She of the Darkest Night and the Brightest Day, She of Dawn and Dusk and of the changing Moon.
I am She who holds the universe in Her palm yet sees every single candle flame.
I am the Flame and the Shadow and the Soul Crystalline in the Heart of the World and in the souls of all living things.
I am the Lurker in the Cave, the Keeper of Secrets, and the Wielder of all True Names.
I am the Primary Initiatrix and all Mysteries flow from me.
I am HEKATE.