Nerthus – What do we really know?

Let’s talk Nerthus, one of the more pondered and enigmatic goddesses that Germanic paganism has. Before we go too far into things we really need to discuss the original source material for understanding Nerthus, or should I say Nerthum since that is what is actually written in the source. The source for Nerthus is Tacitus’ … Continue reading Nerthus – What do we really know?

In the Garden of Eorthe

1. I come for a walk in the garden,While the dew is still on the roses;And the voice I hear, falling on my ear,The Mother Earth discloses. And she walks with me, and she talks with me,And she tells me I am her own,And the joy we share as we tarry there,Admiring what she has … Continue reading In the Garden of Eorthe

Æcerbot – a Blot for Eorthe and a Field Remedy

This ritual is based on the Æcerbot, an ancient ritual from England that renewed the soil. This is based on about three different translations and so I unfortunately cannot piece together if I am pulling from Pollington or Wallis or someone else entirely. What I can tell you though is that this heavily Christianized and … Continue reading Æcerbot – a Blot for Eorthe and a Field Remedy