Category Archives: Ancestors

RedWood Vanatru Daily Prayers

It’s been a while since I’ve posted here regularly for a variety of reasons. I’d like to get back to it, but I admit, my spoons and motivation for this kind of writing have been low for a while now. … Continue reading

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Hail Keith “Cynan” Roberts! Rest Well, Old Friend.

Keith Roberts, better known to the extended SF Bay Area Pagan, Fandom, SCA, Poly, etc. communities as Cynan, died earlier today. I’m not up for writing a glowing obituary just yet. Cynan was a dear friend of mine, and I … Continue reading

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Election Prayer – VOTE!!

This is a modification of an Election Prayer I wrote 8 years ago to present in a pre-election interfaith service. I believe we need it again now: Elhaz – Manaz – Tiwaz – Jera Call we now the children of … Continue reading

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The Season of the Beloved Dead

This time of year is very important to me, as holiday after holiday explodes around my home lands, and my birthday approaches. Winternights, Samhain, Halloween, All Saints Day, Dia De Los Muertos… they’re not all the same, but there is … Continue reading

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Declaration 127: Boycott the AFA

Huginn’s Heathen Hof has organized a declaration, signed by many different Heathen and some Pagan or other Polytheist groups, declaring our intent to boycott the Asatru Folk Assembly. They are calling it Declaration 127. Here is the meat of it: … Continue reading

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Not in our Paganism? We’re not off the hook

Lupa Greenwolf already said everything I was thinking about why this is wrong, and more clearly than I can right now. But I can’t say racism, gender essentialism, and homophobia are “Not in my Paganism” because they clearly still are, … Continue reading

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For Orlando

Originally posted on Drinking From the Cup of Life:
Awake, you ancestors and mighty dead! Awake, throw open the doors to your halls! New souls come to join you Souls who died in lead and blood There are new ancestors…

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Walking with Freyja: On Having It Together

Yesterday I visited the park and grounds around the Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum. It’s been a very long time, and I had not remembered just how many little esoterically-saturated spaces they had designed there, which are open to the public every … Continue reading

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John Henry, the Thunderer!

Saturday evening I had the pleasure of watching a collection of newer animated short films by Disney studios. There were plenty of heartwarming themes, and some witty humor as well. Some seemed like they were meant to contribute to the … Continue reading

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David Bowie is Dead

Originally posted on Drinking From the Cup of Life:
One more leaves the sunlit lands One more feasts in the hall of the ancestors David Bowie is dead I remember riding the bus with Ziggy I remember dancing with the…

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