Mōna

Name, Pronunciation, & Meaning: Mōna, pronounced /ˈmoː.nɑ/ (IPA), means moon and indeed is the root of our modern-English word moon.[i] The origins of the word moon and in turn Mōna come from the Proto-Germanic word *mēnô, a word rooted in moon and measurement, and further still from Proto-Indo-European *mḗh₁n̥s, itself likely a derivation of *meh₁- … Continue reading Mōna

Against the Sassites

Every Easter, Midsummer, and Yule a very curious and indeed annoying thing happens. From seemingly every corner these three times a year in particular a small but vocal cohort of heathenry crops up to tell everyone they’re doing it wrong – enter the Sassites. The Sassites follow a peculiarly restrictive and seemingly joyless vision of … Continue reading Against the Sassites

Polytheism and Interpretatio

Something that comes up frequently in polytheist circles is how to tackle the issue of the nature of the gods when there is such a diversity of gods out there and yet upon examination many seem similar. Part of the discussion invariably turns to what is polytheism. Monism, otherwise sometimes called “soft” polytheism, is the … Continue reading Polytheism and Interpretatio

Unverified Personal Gnosis (UPG)

Our religion is a living religion, our gods are living gods. Because of this it is our belief that the gods speak to people, that they are active in the lives of those who form relationships with them. They send us messages and signs, they respond to prayers, they visit us with dreams and visions; … Continue reading Unverified Personal Gnosis (UPG)

Reconstructionism 101

The hope of this video is to give an introduction to reconstructionism. This talk was originally given at Mystic South 2019. At just over an hour in time we were still condensing things greatly and so not everything was discussed in the detail or clarity that I might have liked under ideal circumstances. This is … Continue reading Reconstructionism 101