Ingwaz: Transition, Transformation, and Becoming

The theme at my UU church this month is "becoming" and I have been feeling the way in which that word mingles with Ingwaz. Ingwaz is one of my favorite runes, alongside Wunjo, Othala, and Berkana. I love the hard, small seed energy of this rune. The potential held inside it. It encapsulates change, transformation, …

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Laguz: Art and Inspiration

Laguz and Perthro are very similar in my mind. They're both related to the classical element of water, and therefore the depths of Mystery, emotion, divination, and the Moon. Perthro is more of the cup, the structure that does the holding, while Laguz is the water itself. I've written about creativity before, but that's ultimately …

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Aric Jorn Studios: Journey to the Bifrost Fitness Challenge

Hello health heathens! Got a special edition blog post here just to tell you about an awesome opportunity that fits right in with the goals of this blog: Aric Jorn Studios, an artist local to me with a love of Norse myths, has started a fitness challenge to help support some of the goals of …

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Tiwaz: Social Justice and Paganism

I've already written about the warrior archetype and I don't have a very close relationship with Tyr, so I was definitely dreading reaching this rune and trying to think of something to write about. Luckily, I just finished reading Magic for the Resistance by Michael Hughes and the marriage of social justice and paganism is …

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