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October 01, 2010
Wyrd Designs – Finding the Music…
When it comes to religious expression and the religious experience it’s easy for us to...
September 23, 2010
Wyrd Designs – The Holy Tides – Winter Nights
Just as our pagan cousins celebrate the eight major sabbats or holidays that comprise the...
September 09, 2010
Wyrd Designs – Just Say No To Libricide
I’m sure by now many of you have heard of the Christian pastor, Terry Jones,...
September 01, 2010
Wyrd Designs – Finding Religious Art
Let's face it, having religious iconography, statuary, jewelry and artwork is something most of us...
August 21, 2010
Wyrd Designs – The Holy Tides – Hlæfmæsse /Freyfaxi
When it comes to religious, pagan celebrations most people are familiar with the eight holy...
August 13, 2010
Wyrd Designs: Understanding the Symbols Part 6 – Vegvísir
As is often the case, some symbols are more commonly known than others within the...
August 12, 2010
Announcement: Lightning Across the Plains
As a service to my readers, I thought there may be some interested to learn...
August 04, 2010
Wyrd Designs – Free bookmarks to Heathens serving in the U.S. military
Sigdrifa's Prayer is a rare remnant in our lore, as it's the only non-Christianized, complete...
August 03, 2010
Book Review: Exploring the Northern Tradition by Galina Krasskova
A good, solid, human and engaging introductory text to a religion, particularly a minority religion,...
August 02, 2010
Wyrd Designs: Q and A – Ritual Quarters?
Star Foster asked: The Asatruar rituals I have seen call on the four dwarves holding...
July 21, 2010
Terms of Service- A Little Polemic About Being a Godslave
I am a godatheow - a godslave. Many of the spiritworkers and shamans that I...
July 19, 2010
Wyrd Designs: Finding Asgard
Sometimes understanding the cosmological map of the Northern Tradition can be most problematic. Unlike Christians,...
July 17, 2010
Stinginess is not one of the Nine Noble Virtues
I firmly believe you cannot give too much to the Gods or ancestors, that it...
July 09, 2010
Wyrd Designs – Poetry: Sigyn
Do Her Cries Fill Your Ears? Proud. Doting. Mother. Devoted. Steadfast. Wife. Forsaking neither in...
July 08, 2010
Wyrd Designs: The Havamal ~ Offerings to the Gods, Goddesses, Ancestors and Vaettir
For most followers of the Northern Tradition upon learning about this path they read the...
July 05, 2010
Wyrd Designs – Working with the Ancestors
To be Heathen is to be an animist, meaning that in addition to worshipping the...
June 20, 2010
Wyrd Designs: Nine Long Nights – a song
As a child, I recall playing on my swingset and created my own songs and...
June 17, 2010
Blabbermouth for the Gods
People often ask me why I write about my relationship with Odin, why I lecture...
June 16, 2010
Wyrd Designs: Q & A – Is the pentagram an Asatru symbol?
Rinan asks, “Does the Pentagram have anything to do w/symbolism in Asatru, or is that...
June 15, 2010
Wyrd Designs: Q & A – The Nine Noble Virtues
K.N. asked, “What are the Nine Virtues? (Are they something to really reach for, or...
June 14, 2010
The Development of Heathen Culture – Part II
William Arnal writes that “no statement about what religion is can avoid at least partially...
June 14, 2010
Wyrd Designs: Litha – Sunwheels Alight
Midsummer (or Litha, Sonnenwende, Sankthansaften, Midsommardagen, etc.), is without a doubt, a day with heavy...
June 09, 2010
Wyrd Designs – Ritual Symbolism in the Northern Tradition
Most of those who come to our religion, come first from some form of Christianity....
June 09, 2010
Being Yourself – Not Always The Easy Path.
How much damaging morality are we bringing with us from former religions? Is this a...
June 07, 2010
Wyrd Designs – Sigdrifa’s ~ a Prayer and a Song
Sigdrifa's Prayer is the only surviving, complete, non-Christianized prayer that exists in the lore. As...
June 06, 2010
Wyrd Designs – Loki: At the Hearth Fire
Fire, is in and of itself an embodiment of polarity: creation and destruction, chaos and...
May 30, 2010
Wyrd Designs – Musings on Memorial Day
For those of us who are so lucky, we have a lovely three-day weekend before...
May 25, 2010
Wyrd Designs – Understanding the Symbols Part 5 – Aegishjalmr
While our religion is at its heart an agriculturally derived religion, there was without a...
May 23, 2010
Did Oathbreaking Lead To The Dark Ages?
History is written by the victors. This we all know well, yet there is a...
May 20, 2010
The Demonization of Loki – Part II
This article is the second part of Krasskova's exploration of Loki. Part II discusses Loki...
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