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Steven T. Abell

Columnist

Steven T Abell is a Heathen, a storyteller, and the author of Days in Midgard: A Thousand Years On, a collection of original stories based on Heathen myths. His live performances and his book have been well-reviewed and well-received by the Heathen community. As of 2013, he is also Steersman of the High Rede of The Troth, one of the major Heathen/Ásatrú organizations; any opinions stated in his articles are his own.

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Letters from Midgard

That Special Gift

Yule, the Winter Solstice, is the birthday of Frey, one of the Vanir, a Fertility God and Lord of Summer. And he has a sister. Perhaps you have heard of her. Read More »

"The Lost Sun": A Book Review

One day, this part of your life will be over, and things will be different. You need to spend your time now getting ready for that. Read More »

Bolts

The Son of Earth and I have had a wonderful evening together, out for a joyride. Read More »

Who the Bad Guys Are

Of all the calamities that can befall a people, an uncontrollable government is one of the worst, right up there with certain pernicious microbes and atomic weapons. Read More »

Thialfi's Wish

The story of Thialfi, who gave up comfort for his wish to be one of the best of men. Read More »

Persuasion

I may never change anyone's mind, but if I do, it won't be because I lectured and harangued and imposed my infallible logic on them, Bub-style. Read More »

Recent Articles

That Special Gift

Yule, the Winter Solstice, is the birthday of Frey, one of the Vanir, a Fertility God and Lord of Summer. And he has a sister. Perhaps you have heard of her. Read More »

"The Lost Sun": A Book Review

One day, this part of your life will be over, and things will be different. You need to spend your time now getting ready for that. Read More »

Bolts

The Son of Earth and I have had a wonderful evening together, out for a joyride. Read More »

Who the Bad Guys Are

Of all the calamities that can befall a people, an uncontrollable government is one of the worst, right up there with certain pernicious microbes and atomic weapons. Read More »

Thialfi's Wish

The story of Thialfi, who gave up comfort for his wish to be one of the best of men. Read More »