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I am well aware that stories are not the same as hard work and experiences, but those stories are what ground me, and they help me feel stronger in moments of doubt. Things like deadlines, skittish horses, or lazy days. I think, as Heathens, we are attuned to those stories. So look to those tales when you need inspiration or feel alone. You are never alone when you know an old story.
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As I absorbed articles and scrolled past images of the Charlottesville Racists this week, I was more than disturbed. I was one angry Heathen. Three people were killed last weekend, by fear and terrorism. Ignorance and toxic rage marched in the streets carrying burning torches. Fools shouted words they could neither respect nor understand the true meanings of. Impotent children hoisted up flags emblazoned with hate speech and stolen symbols. In the center of some of those flags, I saw the Elder Futhark rune Othala.
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Casting Luck

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In A Pair of Goats , Editorials
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On August 3, 2017
Paying as you go is part of our faith. The gifting cycle circles every moment of our lives. Small offerings like this are not something I have to I think about anymore, but when I started taking Heathenry seriously I had to really force myself to plan ahead. Now it's just second nature.
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There is this dark cloud that looms over many mothers that have just given birth. We rarely talk about it, especially in the Heathen community, where women are often pressured to be as strong as a Valkyrie. Every woman is some kind of shieldmaiden and weakness isn’t tolerated. Ignoring a problem doesn’t make it go away however and many of us are dealing with hardships beyond the normal everyday difficulties of being a parent
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