Random thought as I lay in bed last night contemplating the shiny I’ve won in one of Sebastian Lokason’s giveaways – the prize is Vanir related but I won’t know which of the prizes I’ve won until it arrives later in the month -and the amber hair dodad/bracelet (made by Ember at EmberVoices) that I won earlier this year.
Something is afoot. And not just the funny shaped thing on the end of your leg.
Anyway, ignore the terrible joke, I do have a point.
The god known as Frey, Freyr, Ingvi Freyr, or Frea, has a personal name, recorded a Ing. ‘Frey‘ and the variants mentioned above are titles meaning ‘lord’.
The goddess known as Freya, Freyja, Freo, Frowe, on the other hand does not have a recorded personal name. Her ‘names’ are titles, all meaning ‘lady’. So the question arises, does She have a personal name and if so, what is it?
Or more precisely, the angry rhetoric some people spout makes me giggle. Plus, positive stuff about Halloween.
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It’s a dank day here in Lincolnshire; persistent drizzling rain and grey skies that touch the ground in early morning mist. And I am on my way to the cinema to watch The Martian, the book of which I reviewed several months ago; I just hope Matt Damon hasn’t ruined it.
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By John Grim, Mary Evelyn Tucker
PUBLISHER Island Press
PRICE $27.50 (USD)
PUBLICATION DATE 3rd November 2013
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Last weekend there was a polytheist conference in Olympia, Washington, US, called Many Gods West, organised by a small group of polytheists, for the polytheist community in the US. I’ve been enjoying reading the blog posts of people who went.
Continue reading “We need something like this…”
My last couple of posts have been about various aspects of my religious beliefs. This last weekend was a festival dear to many pagans and polytheists.
Continue reading “Weodmonath and Lammas”
One of the gods who has particular importance to me goes by the name of Ing.
Continue reading “Conflating Ing with Frey?”
For those of you that haven’t realised yet, I’m a polytheist, that is I believe in and worship many gods. I’m quite comfortable with this although I get that some people might find it a) odd or b) confusing. Or both.Continue reading “2nd August 2015”
A couple of months ago I got an email from Wisdom Publications offering to send me a copy of this book. I wasn’t going to say no to a free book, was I?Continue reading “Review: ‘The Dharma of Star Wars’ by Matthew Bortolin”