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A Further Note on Ritual and Power

As we jumpstart the discussion of Heathenry and ritual, I’m seeing a lot of folks mistaking powerful rituals for those rituals that are elaborate, complicated, and “high church.” I want to note that a ritual can be very, very simple. 321 more words



Elder Futhark: Raidho

Anglo-Saxon Futhorc: Rad

Younger Futhark: Reidh

Armanen Futhork: Rit

Anglo-Saxon Rune Poem:

Riding seems easy to every warrior while he is indoors and very courageous to him who traverses the high-roads on the back of a stout horse. 1,047 more words


On a Lighter Note

Now that things have calmed down a bit I can talk about some of the better things that have happened during this past week.

Grendal and I were told that anything in his grandparents’ kitchen could be ours since we had recently moved into our first home. 411 more words


The Problem of Ritual Within Heathenry

Today I saw an article by Scott Mohnkern on Heathenry, one that touched on the typical aesthetic of Heathen rituals and why they are so often devoid of beauty or power. 1,829 more words



Elder Futhark: Ansuz

Anglo-Saxon Futhorc: Os

Younger Futhark: Ase

Armanen Futhork: Os

Anglo-Saxon Rune Poem:

The mouth is the source of all language, a pillar of wisdom and a comfort to wise men,a blessing and a joy to every knight. 1,635 more words


A Pause in the Action...for Inspiration. :)

I just wanted to take a moment before we get to the Rune of Inspiration, Ansuz, to tell everyone about what inspired me to do a blog like this. 674 more words



Elder Futhark: Thurisaz

Anglo-Saxon Futhorc: Thorn

Younger Futhark: Thurs

Armanen Futhork: Thorn

Anglo-Saxon Rune Poem:

The thorn is exceedingly sharp, an evil thing for any knight to touch, uncommonly severe on all who sit among them. 870 more words