The Runic Alphabet – The Elder Futhark

https://youtu.be/1Z4uITELiqw The Elder Futhark is considered to be the eldest of the Runic alphabets and was widely used throughout Europe and Scandinavia. The 24 runes of the Elder Futhark are shown below with a brief insight into their meaning. I will do each rune as a separate article in future posts. In Love and LightRaven … Continue reading The Runic Alphabet – The Elder Futhark

Getting to Know the Runes

https://youtu.be/ZQ3aNjz1ObU Runes should be kept in a box or bag by the reader’s bed. Each night ask one question: What have I learned today? Take a rune out of the bag and read up on it’s story and meaning either through a book or on the internet. Apply what you are reading to your own … Continue reading Getting to Know the Runes

Honouring Pan

The ancient Greek god, Pan, is a god of nature, described as a god of the woods, of animal husbandry and of fertility. The ancient portrayed Pan as a goat-footed god playing a flute-like instrument. Pan is making his presence felt whenever we feel sexual urges, playful or a sense of internal joy...

Just Too Old

For the last 18 months life, if one can call it such, has been laying in shatters around me, just scraping by in an existence where living is what other people do. Frankly, my life was a mess. A broken marriage, a pokey bedsit I call home, and redundancy, you get the picture, yeah...

The Wheel of the Year

In honour of changing spiritual seasons in life, witches and pagans celebrate eight annual sabbats. These sabbats mark the eight annual passages of both spiritual and earthly energy. The wheel of the year is comprised of the eight sabbats. Each celebration comes under either greater or lesser sabbats....

The Witness

Early evening, and I am cooking dinner. A chicken pie, and a snow of flour remains on the work surface from rolling out pastry. The TV flickers from the corner with yet another smiling, always smiling, model ...

First Date

Sarah was running late that Friday morning. After signing in at the late registration desk she had gone to her locker to dump her stuff. There was the note, same as every Friday over the last few months...

Oak King

The second aspect of masculine divinity is the provider representing maturity and the zenith of power. In this aspect the god is self-sufficient and able to care for himself and those around him...