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Loki - Norse god of fire

Loki is easily one of the most famous of Norse God's and also one of the most controversial. Loki reminds us we cannot have order without chaos, to be true to ourselves and to stand up when the truth needs to be said. While some people view him as a negative God others draw close to him since they themselves are deemed outcasts. Whatever your choice, Loki is a large part of Norse Mythology and always will be. So why not dig deeper for understanding? Let us do just that! A bit about Loki: Loki is a god of fire and truth telling. He is the blood brother of Odin and bringer of laughter to Skadi. Loki is the only...

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Common pagan ritual tools

In Paganism ritual tools, objects and talismans are used during ritual to honor the God's and to work magic. By using these items you will be able to direct energies to perform certain actions that will vary ritual to ritual. Your tools will vary depending on your own personal practice, what you're comfortable with and what items you prefer using. Not everyone will use the same items in ritual. What's important is to simply follow your intuition. THE LIST OF COMMON PAGAN RITUAL TOOLS: ALTAR Your altar will be the center of your ritual workings and is a sacred space. No one altar is alike as everyone will have different preferences on what items they keep on their altar. Many...

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How to cast the runes

For this blog I am going to go over the two easiest ways to cast your runes in runic divination. Before you begin your rune casting you will need a rune set. Make one yourself out of wood, metal, rock or which ever material you prefer. If you cannot make one purchase one from a trusted source. I make several varieties you can find here. Do not let anyone else handle your main rune set. If you want to do readings for other people purchase a separate rune set for this. You will get better readings if you are the only person that handles your runes. I do not recommend using a blank rune as this is a modern addition...

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How to make a bindrune

How to make a bindrune Bindrunes can be used for anything in life you're looking to receive help with. Saving money, protecting your home, finding love or a new job. Whatever intent you have, a bindrune can exist for it. The materials you use will vary depending on how long you need the bindrune. For a one time ritual you can use paper or wood. For an extended use you can use wood, antler, clay or leather. For more permanent use, metal or rock. There's many other materials you can use but these are just examples. When creating your bindrune I recommend consecrating it afterwards. Once consecrated you can use it immediately in your ritual, leave it on your altar...

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Rune meanings - The Elder Futhark

Rune meanings - The Elder Futhark The Elder Futhark is the oldest form of the runic alphabets and was used during the migration period. Included in my descriptions are each letter(s) the rune will translate to and how to pronounce the rune. With this information you can learn how to write with the runes. The most accurate way to write in runes is by phonetics, so learning how to properly pronounce the runes is key. If you need help memorizing the runes I also recommend practicing flash cards or downloading the app "quizlet" where you can have digital flashcards right on your phone.    FEHU - (F) "fay-hoo" Cattle. Cattle, security, wealth, prosperity. Financial strength, luck, possessions earned or won,...

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