Category Archives: Animal Spirit Work

Reblog: To Honor the Land is to Deal with the Dead

Originally posted on Gangleri's Grove:
Some friends were having a discussion with Sannion last night and as I was passing through (swamped with preparations for my upcoming trip), he mentioned one of the things they were discussing and it…

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Encountering Outside Powers

I had a great conversation recently with a former student of mine. We were talking about the challenges of balancing human ethics with spirit etiquette. How do we avoid cultural appropriation when a Power from a culture to which we … Continue reading

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How Ember Became A Polytheist (And Eventually, Vanatru) 3/5

(Read part one here, and part two here.) By Samhain of 2002, I was ready to try again on finding my proper spiritual path. My friend and then-teacher Wendy was in a NROOGD coven that was presenting a public Samhain … Continue reading

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Boar Triad Necklace with amber and green opal

What a beautiful necklace! Very suitable to anyone dedicated to the Vanir in general, or Freyr or Freyja in particular. -E-

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Tarot of Bones – Pagan Artist Indiegogo Campaign

Lupa Greenwolf is doing some amazing work on a Tarot deck based on photographs of her beautiful animal-parts assemblage work. Her Indiegogo campaign for the Tarot of Bones started today. The only down-side I can see is that I might … Continue reading

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Need for More Wild Boar Hunters

Olav Sletner from Aurskog in Eastern Norway shot this wild boar in 2013. (Photo: Private) The wild boar is blacklisted in Norway, but the population is increasing. Now the Norwegian Association of Hunters and Anglers (NJFF) is seeking Norwegian authorities…

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When Godphones Ring – Discernment for Pagans

One of the things I get asked a great deal by people both in person, and online, is how to know when to trust the voices in their heads. This is an essential question in every mystical tradition, and the … Continue reading

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