On this past Friday and Saturday, I engaged in a most successful experimental magical Working. I had never done anything in the realm of automatic writing before, but had been having some very strong pulls in that direction. Most specifically, over the last few weeks, I’ve felt compelled to contact the spirit of the Germanic… Continue reading A Successful Experiment
Over at the NY Times, Tara Isabella Burton penned a very interesting piece about Weird Christianity. It’s well worth reading the whole thing, despite the fact that she’s talking about Christianity, because I think a lot of what she says has relevance within Heathenry, too. (It’s also worth noting that Rod Dreher (of whom I’ve… Continue reading Weird Heathenry
Long-time readers of this blog will recall that I love to see how other groups perform ritual. Well, that’s not changed, and today we’ve got a two-fer. Obviously, because of the current restrictions thanks to COVID-19, most large rituals can’t happen, but we have today some video from last year and the year before, showing… Continue reading A Tale of Two Beltanes
Carrying on from part one of this series, we have seen a fair amount of evidence suggestive of the fact that the celebration of St. Walpurga was mapped onto a pre-Christian goddess associated with “the miracle of the grain”. Let’s see what else we can glean on this major-yet-still-enigmatic holiday. Specifically, it’s most famous association;… Continue reading Walpurgisnacht Part Two
As of yesterday, a new Theodish tribe has been formed in the New York/New Jersey region, Ondheim Theod. May the Gods grant us great Luck in our future endeavors!