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It’s Okay

Not everyone is a warrior, and it’s okay. That statement alone is sufficient to drive people into  fury in many circles, where faux-warrior culture has bonded with the ideas of “true masculinity”. But it’s the truth. Not everyone is a

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Posted in Asatru, Heathenry, The Hammer, Vanatru

Seekers and Guides: Getting to Know Your Local Land-Wights

Have you met your friendly neighbourhood land-wights? Here’s some ideas about how to get to know them and why you should. ~ Read more at Between the Shadows ~

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Posted in Druidry, Shamanism, The Hammer, The Oak, The Star, Vanatru, Wicca, Witchcraft

Passing On

“Where do you go when you die?” is probably one of the most common questions within the Heathen community, and from people asking questions about it. The popular media and recent cultural shifts have effectively made Valhalla the definitive end

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Gods of the Seas and Waters

As a professional scuba diver and small vessel operator, I can say, without much doubt, that the gods of the seas and waterways have played a larger part in my life than they do for many Heathens. In my personal

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Unnecessary Dichotomy

Narratives are the stories that we tell ourselves to make sense of the world, how it works, our place in it, and the places of others in it. Narratives are very powerful, and often make up the underpinnings of cultures

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