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The Ins and Outs of Heathenry

One of the basic principles of Heathenry is the concept of the innangarðs and the útangarðs. Literally, these two Old Norse terms mean “inside the enclosure” and “outside the enclosure”. The concept is applied more broadly to kinship and kithship. There are those who are “in the group”, and those who are “outside the group”.… Continue reading The Ins and Outs of Heathenry

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Joyous Lammas!

Today, August 1st, is Lammas, the Anglo-Saxon “first harvest” festival, also known as “loaf-mass”. It’s also known as Freyfaxi amongst some Asatruar, which name comes froma horse-sacrifice noted in Hrafnkel’s Saga. Today I shall make an offering of some of the first harvest from my garden to the land-wights and Gods.