Tentative offerings for Free Spirit Gathering

The schedule has not been finalized, but here’s the tentative schedule of what I’ll be teaching at Free Spirit Gathering. Morning Blots – Every morning Sumbel’s – Opening and closing Rune Valdr – Runic healing Heathen virtues Communing with the … Continue reading

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Course Submissions for Free Spirit Gathering Submitted

I’ve submitted my courses and rituals for Free Spirit Gathering 2015.   No guarantees what (if any) will get accepted, but I thought I’d put out the list.  If you want to see a specific class or ritual, ping the staff … Continue reading

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Acts of Devotion – do they compel us to spirituality?

So a good friend recently suggested that I add evening devotionals to my daily practice.  Before I go to bed I offer a toast to the gods and goddesses I am tied closely too (So for me, that’s currently two … Continue reading

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Conflict of Interest in Maryland’s state inspection laws

So today I took the Chevy Impala in for an inspection. It was way over due.

Maryland is one of the states that still has an inspection law, and honestly, I’ve concluded its kind of a scam. The standards published by the state are very long and fuzzy. As an example, one car I brought in had some rubber molding on a door seal that was cracking (not gone, but cracking) and the inspection station wanted me to replace it. I’ve concluded its really an opportunity for mechanics to nickel and dime someone who is bringing a car in from out of state (Inspection isn’t required if you buy from a dealer).

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Grief and Rememberance – A Heathen’s reaction to the death of a loved one

This has been a difficult year for many of us.  In addition to economic troubles being very common, it seems as though the death of comrades is becoming increasingly common.   That may just be a sign of this heathen … Continue reading

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