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Suggested "Field Trips" for Runic Study
I began this article after discussing with my colleagues just what the Runes mean and how one goes about studying them. I also remembered that my Rune teacher, Thorr Sheil, told me that he and HIS teacher went to a dairy farm while they were studying the Rune...
Divination >> Rune Stones
Isa
Last year I wrote the Hagalaz article while snowed in. Later in the year I somehow managed to get the Nauthiz article written. (Library School is going well, got 3 A's and a B, should be finished by the end of 99, and in the spirit of Wunjo, a moderate "h...
Divination >> Rune Stones
Celtic Gods and Heros: Celtic Gods of Mainland Europe
Speakers of Celtic languages once dominated a swath of Europe stretching from Spain to areas of modern-day Turkey. At various times in their heyday from 500 to 100 B.C., these Celtic peoples controlled what is now France, southern Germany, northern Italy,...
Deities & Heros >> Celtic, Welsh, Irish & Brittish
Festival Cycles, Christian Feasts and the Sabbats
A Miscellany of Festivals : Christian Equivalents for the "Sabbats" There's a number of reasons why the "Wiccan" wheel of the year and the Christian Calendar don't match. The most important is all too often overlooked. The Christian...
Religions >> Christianity & Paganism
Hagalaz
I can't believe I'm now starting on the Second Aett of the Elder Futhark. Time is indeed flying by! Looks like this is a highly auspicious, or at least a very fitting time for me to write this article! While Hagalaz literally means "hail" as in ice...
Divination >> Rune Stones
Elhaz
Elhaz is the seventh Rune of the second aett (group of eight). Its name means "elk," in the European sense of the word. The European elk is essentially the same animal as the North American "moose." The North American elk (wapiti) is a...
Divination >> Rune Stones
Water Wisdon
If you are lucky enough to live near mineral springs that naturally flow from the EarthMother's body, then you are lucky enough. If you do not live near mineral springs, locate some somewhere and make a pilgrimage there (weekly, monthly, annually, as often...
The Elements >> Water

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Suggested News Resources

'The German War,' by Nicholas Stargardt
Along with Nietzsche and Goethe, the imagery of the period was infused by a great revival of that most mysterious of German poets, Hölderlin, whose centenary was celebrated with pomp in 1943.
Angelina Jolie Pitt Is Behind Closed Doors in 'By the Sea'
On her right wrist she wore a thread bracelet acquired during a recent trip to Cambodia; a runic tattoo peeked from the left sleeve of her beige pleated dress.
Norway Again Embraces the Vikings, Minus the Violence
Because the Vikings wrote only short messages in runic script and left no detailed written account of their exploits, much of their history — and terrible reputation — was shaped by Christian monks and others who suffered at their hands.
The Revenant — film review: 'Wow-inducing cinematography'
Switchback ironies; runic mischiefs and recoil ingenuities; incidents at Owl Creek. Ambrose Bierce would have taken 10 pages to polish off the revenge kernel of The Revenant.
'The Outsiders' co-star Hurst hooked on tattoos
Very early in the very first script, in the description and an action line, it said these guys have old runic tattoos. And I was just like, 'This is a modern-day story and you're talking about a tribe of hillbilly gypsies with old runic tattoos?

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