Family ties when it comes to the Gods doesn’t really work like it does for humans. Non-corporal Consciousnesses do share bounds with one another but to describe Them as parent, sibling, progeny etc is to simplify things to make it understandable to the human mind. The reality of things is much more complex and sometimesFortsätt läsa ”Knowing Freya. Part 2: Parentage”
This video was posted today on The Guardian‘s YouTube channel. It’s a short doc about the Asatru Folk Assembly and how they are misusing the Norse Pagan religion to promote racist ideas. Antiracist Heatheans are also interviewed to give a different view of what our religion can be.
Clad in white IsaSkaði reigns over the mountainsFar from Njörðr and seas The i-rune is called Isa, meaning ice. This particular rune makes me think of the Goddess and Giantess Skaði, who is associated with winters and mountains. There is a story the Norse told about Skaði having an unhappy marriage with Njörðr, the Vanir GodFortsätt läsa ”Haikus about the runes: Isa, loved by Skaði”
ÚR Days of summer rainÚr gives respite from the heatTo the sons of Earth Úr (rain in Old Norse) is the second letter of the Futhark. It is associated with water and particularly rain. Thurisaz Lightning shakes the EarthThunderer has struck againLord Thor rages on Thurisaz is the third letter of the Futhark and theFortsätt läsa ”Haikus about the runes: Úr and Thurisaz, rain and thunder”
Unless you’ve been living under a rock you probably have heard about what happened in Washington D.C on the 6th of January: Trump supporters stormed the Congress and tried to stop the democratic process. Many shocking scenes and images from this shameful event have been spreading in the news and social media. But one particularFortsätt läsa ”Norse symbols appropriated by fascists and what they actually mean”