There's a frequent joke shared in Heathenry spaces which I share below: In the first square, the Hellenist Polytheists say: "Heathens, I can explain!"; in the second, the Norse Heathens say: "You have all those myths? We just have one book!"; in the third, the Anglo-Saxon Heathens say: "A book? We just have folklore!"; in … Continue reading Mythless
I’ve been slowly making my way through Les religions gauloises by Jean-Louis Brunaux over the past several months. I really loved reading Les druides, which I had to return to the national library but am hoping to pick back up again soon. Les religions gauloises similarly does not disappoint. In this book, Brunaux decided not … Continue reading A few notes on the theorized original characteristics of the Gaulish religion(s)
Indeed, the Crow Battle Goddess took me incredibly by surprise when she revealed herself last fall.
I spent hours watching the fresh-watered wavescollide against the earth; thunder brewing at the tip top of the pines, glorious skies that unfurl out and deep into the west;the wind carrying sweet-water spray onto the land where I standin the shadows of the trees, waiting for the first celestial bodiesto rise behind me from the … Continue reading Đirona’s Crown
I picked up Ancient Fire, An Introduction to Gaulish Celtic Polytheism, by Segomâros Widugeni on a whim, and I have to say I enjoyed reading the book. Widugeni’s book is 1) blissfully concise, 2) clear, and 3) is full of citations. As people might intuit from other posts on this blog, citations and citational politics/ethics … Continue reading Notes on Ancient Fire by Segomâros Widugeni (2018)
A goddess has joined my household. Here is how it happened.
What do I want out of my practice? I think it's easiest to answer with an example. What I want out of my practice is best reflected by the day I had yesterday. Some pagan friends and I went to an orchard to pick apples and can them afterwards. Before beginning our little harvest of … Continue reading Orchardcraft