Tag Archives: Odin

Odin and Anxiety

I have been thinking about why someone like me would worship Odin. Or more rather, why a God like Odin would be interested in worship from someone like me. I suffer from a rather severe anxiety disorder. Sometimes it’s mostly … Continue reading

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A Polytheist Perspective on “American Gods”

So, I finally watched American Gods last fall. Despite the hype, I wasn’t going to, because I’m not a fan of the “Gods need our prayers, worship, and belief to live” trope. I’m not sure whether I hate that trope … Continue reading

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Musings on my current relationships with Odin and Athena (mostly Odin)

Sometimes I wonder what it is, precisely, the Gods want from me. Lately I wonder about Athena and Odin most of all.   I wonder why Athena – a Goddess of logic and rationality and cold, calculating precision of Mind … Continue reading

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Very Odinic Song…

Originally posted on Gangleri's Grove:
I don’t know what it is, but there’s something about this song that I find oh so very Odinic….

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Reblog: The Connections Between Yule Traditions and the Santa Claus Mythos

Originally posted on Wyrd Designs:
Most Pagans are quite familiar with the fact that many of the so-called ‘Christmas’ traditions have their origins from ancient polytheistic cultures and their festivities such as Saturnalia, Yule etc. This even includes Santa Claus.…

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Round-Up of Interesting Links

One sex-crazed Galapagos tortoise fathers 800, saves species Pet Loss and Disenfranchised Grief So Many Pets Survived Hurricane Matthew Because Shelters Took in their Whole Familes, instead of Turning Away Animals Hair of the Ancient Romans Judge in Argentina Rules … Continue reading

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Of Creation

Creation is a bloody process “Civilized” people often forget That the only reason we can even sit in our clean and sanitized halls And Bragi can sing His songs and put pen to paper Is because Odin carved up Ymir … Continue reading

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