Entering the Runic Month of Perthro

On Sunday, we entered the Runic month of Perthro. Once again the Runic Calendar follows an evolutionary path: the lessons learned from the 3 rough Runes (Hagalaz, Nauthiz & Isa) through apparent stasis led us to tap into hidden resources and then ponder on our own achievements/personal harvest as the calendrical year ended (Jera). This…

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Heathenry, Ancestors, and the Practice of Útiseta (Sitting With the Dead)

Originally posted on The Contemporary Heathen:
For as long as communities and families have existed, people have assumed roles of kinship that allow for their defense, protection, and strengthening whether that be for personal or household reasons. Within a heathen worldview this is certainly evident, as we encounter terms like frith existing not as a…

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Plant Spirit Runology

As soon as the Raunachte are over, I’ll be getting back to working on my Plant Spirit Runology Curriculum. I have decided to simplify things a little and classify the Nine Worlds (which are also aspects of the self, as I had mentioned in my ‘9 worlds, 9 chakras’ series) into the 3 shamanic worlds.…

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