In our practice the wights are what we work with the most often. This sets us apart from most heathens we meet, who almost exclusively speak of the gods and their personal relationships with them.
A lot has changed since Iceland converted to Christianity over a thousand years ago, so it’s safe to say that our ancestors viewed beauty, romance, and sex differently than we do now.
The question of ritual magic and mysticism within Heathenry has been a hot-button topic for ages.
Bad things happen. When I look at things like the Brussels’ attacks, I can’t help but wonder why.
Heathen ethics and practice are about the relationships you build in this life. How you will affect this world, and how you will be remembered is based on how you honour those relationships.
Self-Reliance is about bettering yourself, not cutting yourself off from the world; and there are so many ways to accomplish that.
I was a huge deal in most Heathen circles last year when the news of Ásatrúarfélagið’s attempt to construct the first Heathen Temple in Iceland in over 1000 years was picked up by the media. Since then, news of the progress has been sparse, leaving many wondering what ever happened with that project. The Hof is scheduled […]
Families aren’t perfect. Not everyone in a family likes or agrees with one another, and everyone has at least one relative who has actively harmed the family in some way. However, we’re Heathens. Ancestor veneration is a key part of our spiritual practice. So how do we honor ancestors who have hurt us? And, how do we begin to heal the damage to our family’s wyrd?
I have worn a lot of hats in the communities I belong to. One of them is seeress, although in the case of that particular job veil might be a more appropriate metaphor.