Fearsome Gods

"The fearsome Gods do not ask us to recite creeds but to embody Their virtues. They do not ask for flattering praise but for service to the greater good. They do not tell us everything will be OK, They show us how things really are so we can make them OK.
As we leave this sacred hour and return to the ordinary world, may the wisdom and valor of the fearsome Gods be with you and in you, both now and in the times to come."
-- Benediction by John Beckett

Mr. Beckett's whole article is Worshipping Fearsome Gods, so check it out.