May 6, 2019

In Norse mythology Gerda is the wife of Freyr, the god of fertility and agriculture. Learn about where Gerda is found in the myths and lore, and how the etymology of her name leads me to call her The Lady of the Walled Garden. Read more

April 30, 2019

New research and ancient lore come together to point the way to birds as a connection to the stars and to the ancestors. The Celts and the Balts have this star lore encoded in their myths. By combining mythology and science we can guide our understanding as pagans. Read more

April 23, 2019

Norse mythology is full of bird women, fate spirits, and Valkyries. By digging into the mythology and translations of names we can find how these spirits connect to transformation, weaving, battle and creativity. Read more

April 16, 2019

When it comes to bird women in paganism, a great deal of research has been done on carrion birds and their goddesses, like the raven and the Morrigan. While this is deeply important research, this writer has been called by their gods to speak about the swan women and their goddesses and to share another way to personal sovereignty, power, and healing. Read more

April 11, 2019

As worshippers of Norse and Germanic gods we must look long and hard at neo-Nazi hate and raise our voices and actions louder than theirs. We must shine our integrity outward and make room in our lives for this work. Read more

March 19, 2019

ADF Druidry focuses on the Indo-European Language Group as a religious cut off point. What does it mean when a European focused religion uses elements of Afro-Caribbean spirituality as an essential component of ritual structure? Read more

March 12, 2019

It’s that springing Ostara time of year when everyone gets their Earth Mother on. Here’s some suggestions and tips for how to get going on that garden you’ve been planning on, along with some resources to keep things inexpensive and green. Read more

February 26, 2019

Get ready to think about theology, magic, deity, and more in unique and powerful ways with these books by black authors. Read more

February 19, 2019

Going to a big pagan convention is always an adventure. Here’s my plans and report on Convocation so far. Read more

February 12, 2019

Many work with or worship the Olympians or the Aesir. Some also work as Vanatru or with other deities. What about those who work primarily with the stars and the darkness of the void? What is the name for that, what might that worship and work look like? Too often as pagans we focus on the light and forget that the sacred darkness is what gave birth to the light. Read more

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