Tag Archives: Personal Journey

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

(Read part one here, part two here, part three here, and part four here.) May of 2003, after months of intensive trance work under Lorrie’s tutelage (and many adventures which are not within the scope of this narrative to relate), … Continue reading

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How Ember Became A Polytheist (And Eventually, Vanatru) 4/5

(Read part one here, part two here, and part three here.) January of 2003, I got myself all ready and drove back up to Greyhaven for a Hrafnar ritual for the first time in months. The instructions had said that … 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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How Ember Became A Polytheist (And Eventually, Vanatru) 2/5

(Read part one here.) In early October of 2002, I went to a workshop by R.J. Stewart about Faerie Healing techniques. I most emphatically did NOT fit in. I got back feedback that I was basically not truly a beginner, … Continue reading

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How Ember Became A Polytheist (And Eventually, Vanatru) 1/5

I joke that I became a polytheist because Odin hit me with a stick and told me to pay attention. That probably sounds euphemistic, or like I’m describing a vision or a dream or something, but I actually mean it … Continue reading

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