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I wandered along the rocky shoreline and happened across a shell-circle. My shadow filled the space.

I sat and looked out to sea.

A wolf-like German Shepherd appeared, sniffed, licked my feet, and bound off. 17 more words


Landscape In Ink, With Horse

This post originally appeared on Holy Wild, at alisonleighlilly.com

“Nature is not natural and can never be naturalized.”
– Graham Harman

I find the strip of gray newsprint wedged between the stacks of old Trapper Keeper folders and reams of torn-edged notebook pages, all of which had been shoved unceremoniously into several cardboard boxes and hidden away in the closet of my old bedroom when I moved out of my parents’ house after college. 2,306 more words

Holy Wild

Northern Tradition Heathen August Holy Tides

The most common Anglo-Saxon name for August is “weed month.” Obviously there was a lot of weeding the garden at that time! One Anglo-Saxon source calls it “Thor month.” In many places thunderstorms frequently occur in August. 394 more words


Finnish Folk Belief and Shinto

As I was writing some of my thoughts down on my previous post here, I was struck with some more thoughts when I started writing this section; 1,414 more words


Report from a Windy Place

The winds are blowing hard. Last night they howled and moaned, things clattered and knocked about outside. A light rain falls. A storm is expected tomorrow. 465 more words

Localized Paganism

This blog came out an idea I had recently about paganism. But mostly it came out of a Mystery School that I am a student of known as… 678 more words


thanking God for each other

Leviticus 7:11-15

Lev 7:11 “And this is the law of the sacrifice for healthy relationships that one may offer to Yahveh.
Lev 7:12 If he offers it for a thanksgiving, then he will offer with the thanksgiving sacrifice unleavened loaves mixed with oil, unleavened wafers smeared with oil, and loaves of fine flour well mixed with oil. 207 more words