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Wunjo, Joy

This morning I pulled the rune Wunjo. Who uses it knows no pain,sorrow nor anxiety, and he himself has prosperity and bliss, and also enough shelter. Anglo-Saxon Rune Poem I am eaten up by fear today. I went to bed that way, … Continue reading

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The Power of Inaction

Yesterday, I pulled the rune Isa. Ice is very cold and immeasurably slippery; it glistens as clear as glass and most like to gems; it is a floor wrought by the frost, fair to look upon. Anglo-Saxon Rune Poem In … Continue reading

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Pagans, in general, are a pretty independent bunch.  I think many Pagans are drawn to one tradition or another because it offers them a way to be spiritual without a hint of being servile.  It honors their independence, encourages them … Continue reading

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Intention / Attention

Sarah Twichell had a new post at her blog today that, shortly and sweetly, illuminated the mundane disaster that unfolds in the middle of my, and I suspect many other peoples, spiritual lives. All of those sayings about the importance … Continue reading

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Torch, Kenaz

This morning, I pulled the rune Kenaz. The torch is known to every living man by its pale, bright flame; it always burns where princes sit within. Anglo-Saxon Rune Poem A few hours later, as part of a daily practice … Continue reading

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Day, Dagaz

I pulled a rune this morning after doing a Three Souls Alignment prayer (hey, look at me, developing a daily practice) and it was the rune Dagaz. Day, the glorious light of the Creator, is sent by the Lord;it is … Continue reading

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The Purpose of Ritual

Saturday night while lying in bed I was checking Facebook on my phone (bad habit!).  Teo Bishop is a Pagan writer I have come to enjoy and scrolling through my newsfeed I saw his status update said, “I think my … Continue reading

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A Daily Practice

I’ve been thinking a lot lately about a daily practice and what that would look like for me. I know from my work in 12 step recovery the importance of spiritual discipline.  Causing myself to conduct the same activities every … Continue reading

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