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Planning a Pagan Observance

Planning a Pagan Observance

Greetings Royal (and loyal) Readers! As you now, our Beltane celebration didn’t happen the way we wanted. Jax and I did break bread together on May 1st, but we did not ritual.* We firmly believe sharing time, wine, laughs and food (there must always be food!) is the best kind of “bare bones” observance of...
Thoughts on the Death of a Terrorist

Thoughts on the Death of a Terrorist

Naming the Dead (and other Funeral Traditions) Heathens believe people live on after death when we speak (or write) their names,* which is why at blóts it is traditional to recite the names of our ancestors as far back as we can remember. Words can give life and power to the dead every bit as...
Pagan, Heathen, Druid... What’s in a Name?

Pagan, Heathen, Druid… What’s in a Name?

I’ve been reading the Eddas (the Norse mythological cannons) and spending more time with local heathens. My ancestry is mostly Teutonic (German/Scandinavian), and the idea of getting a better glimpse into what they might have practiced appeals to me. But one thing that continues to strike me as strange is the heathen (and Hellene and...