Category Archives: Essays

Essays on a variety of topics.

Ethics Part Three: Did I see it with my own eyes?

Cattle die, kinsmen die, one dies himself in the same way, but a reputation never dies for the one who has acquired a good one Havamal 76 Or a reputation never dies for the one who has acquired a bad … Continue reading

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Boundaries II: “I have a message from God…”

This is a revised version of an essay that I put together previously. It is part of a series of essays on proper boundaries between yourself and the world around you and within you. In my last essay on Boundaries … Continue reading

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Urdummheit: Primeval Stupidity

This is an adapted and expanded version of an essay I wrote in a personal blog. Recently I learned a new word thanks to the book Exploring the Northern Tradition by Krasskova and Kaldera. Urdummheit: A German word that means–basically–that … Continue reading

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The Residue of Birth Worldview

People are attracted to alternative spiritual paths for many different reasons, but usually for one category of reasons; their worldview/religion is not meeting their emotional/intellectual/spiritual needs. Whether it is because he or she as an unique individual does not resonate with … Continue reading

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Ethics Part Two: What’s mine is mine, what’s yours is NOT MINE

“All improvements must start with me.” One of the perversities of human interaction is that it is much easier to see the causes of weal and woe in another person than it is to see in ourselves. But to be … Continue reading

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Lore and UPG

This is a revised version of an essay I have previously published. One of the things that I like about Ásatrú is that it accepts proudly the label the religion with homework. Practitioners are expected to research and read everything … Continue reading

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Boundaries, Part I: Emotional Boundaries

This is a revised version of an essay that I put together previously. It is part of a series of essays on proper boundaries between yourself and the world around you and within you. One of the things that we … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving and Giving Thanks

Thanksgiving is an almost exclusively US holiday and cultural ritual (at least as celebrated in November, my understanding is there is a Canadian version in October). It is used as a reason to get together with friends or family, share … Continue reading

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Ethics Part One: Virtues and Values

Parts of this I have posted elsewhere, but this is a more unified theory of values and virtues I will be posting more on this topic in the coming weeks. Seek the Truth- Courage, Truth, Discernment Courage-  Courage is not … Continue reading

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30 Days, Day 11: On Urban Spirit Work

This is a revised version of an earlier essay I’ve written. Reposting here as part of my 30 days since it remains extremely central to who and what I am and what I am doing, especially with Weaving Wyrd. One … Continue reading

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