For more than half of my life the art of hand spinning has appealed to me. Spinning wheels especially. The various wheels I would see in art, old photos, and antique shops always seemed like more than
It was 1998, and I was in grad school. One of the many reasons that I decided to go to grad school was to find (not to put too fine a point on it) a husband who shared the same interests as me. Havin
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.
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.