To the ancient Norse people and to many modern Heathens, the whole world was and is alive. There is nowhere where Consciousness is not. The trees, the stones, rivers, mountains and even human-made objects have soul. The veil between the physical world and the spirit world is thin, if not non-existent. And for many Heathens,Fortsätt läsa ”Knowing Freya. Part 11: Seid”
One of the most important events described in Norse myth is the Æsir-Vanir war, a conflict between the divine tribes which resulted in the unification of the two into a single pantheon. There are a number of theories about the meaning of this war. Some historians believe it is a allegory for the conflict betweenFortsätt läsa ”Knowing Freya, part 10: Gullveig”
Eurovision week is finally here! I’ve been looking forward to this since the last one but I’ve yet to check out all the songs of this year. Less than an hour before the first semi-finale, I decided to look up what song France was sending this year. Turns out it’s a song about witches performingFortsätt läsa ”France sends song about witches dancing in the wild to the Eurovision”
Wind rustling through leavesThe birches are whispering‘bout a sacred rune The b-rune is in Old Norse called bjarkan, meaning birch. It is associated with growth and rebirth of life.
If I’m not at work, writing, reading or hanging out with loved ones then you can probably find me playing video games. My favourite ones are mostly 90s retro games for the SNES, PS1 and Sega Megadrive but I occasionally play more modern ones. I wasn’t planning to write posts on video games as IFortsätt läsa ”A Game of Runes and Magic”