I’m not going to Valhalla, and that’s OK!

I’m not going to Valhalla, and that’s OK!

On social media, and in many pagan circles you hear many people talking about going to Valhalla as if it were some sort of heaven. They try to justify themselves getting into Valhalla by actions like battling depression, battling cancer, or some other justification. I...
Havamal – Stanza 9

Havamal – Stanza 9

Havamal – Stanza 9 Old Norse Sá er sæller sjálfur um álof og vit meðan lifir.Því að ill ráðhefir maður oft þegiðannars brjóstum úr. English Translations Blessed is he who in his own lifetimeIs awarded praise and wit,For ill counsel is often givenBy mortal men to...
Havamal – Stanza 8

Havamal – Stanza 8

Havamal – Stanza 8 Old Norse Hinn er sæller sér um geturlof og líknstafi.Ódælla er við þaðer maður eiga skalannars brjóstum í. English Translations Fortunate is he who is favored in his lifetimeWith praise and words of wisdom:Evil counsel is often givenBy those...
Kenaz

Kenaz

Kenaz Pronunciation: “kane-oz” Phonetic Sound: “k” Literal Meaning: Torch Abstract Meaning: “Ken” or Knowledge My Understanding I believe the meaning of this rune means knowledge by how brightly the torch shines. A good, modern-day,...
Havamal – Stanza 7

Havamal – Stanza 7

Havamal – Stanza 7 Old Norse Inn vari gesturer til verðar kemurþunnu hljóði þegir,eyrum hlýðir,en augum skoðar.Svo nýsist fróðra hver fyrir. English Translations A guest should be courteousWhen he comes to the tableAnd sit in wary silence,His ears attentive,his...