Given Heathenry's focus on using alcohol in our rituals and the focus on feasting (often with alcohol), alcohol abuse can become a problem in Heathen communities. Sometimes it’s a guest who’s high
I’ve been appalled and horrified, but not necessarily surprised, by the events this past weekend in Charlottesville. So I turned to the Lore to see what wisdom the gods might have to offer on dealin
What is a fylgja? A fylgja can be one of two things: the animal shape a person’s spirit takes when he or she journeys, or a semi-autonomous human-shaped entity who is attached to a person’s soul.
The concept of a fylgja can be a hard one for modern minds to really grasp. An entity that has its own district shape and personality and yet is inextricably woven into an individual or family’s sou
As a follow-up to our“Offerings for the Gods” article series (Offerings for the Aesir, Vanir, and Jotnar), several of our readers have asked how to make these offerings. There’s no one right way
Spring, for me, is a time of healing. The land comes to life once again, and I am revived as well. Like the land, I go into a hibernation--emotional, spiritual, and sometimes even physical--in the win