To many modern Heathens, 'Brisingamen' is Freya’s beautiful necklace, made of gold or amber or gemstones. Gifted to her by four crafty dwarves, who were paid as only Freya could pay them. Her neckla
The foundation of any Heathen’s spiritual practice is the giving of gifts. Heathens back in the day (as well as Heathens today) understood that a constant exchange of gifts was required in order to
The Vanir bestow blessings of fertility and prosperity to all areas of our lives. Njord, in particular, is a very generous god. He blesses fishermen with an abundant catch and manages the currents whi
Heathenry, in all of its many forms, is a reconstructed (or "reconstructed-ish") religion. As Heathens, we're essentially taking as much as we can about what Ancient Heathens did and said and bringing
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.
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.